Tag Archives: Ages 6-8

Little Critter’s the Night Before Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In a sprightly retelling of the holiday classic, Little Critter dreams of dancing sugarplums while patiently waiting for Santa and his reindeer to arrive.

Littles Have A Merry Christmas (Littles First Readers)

Author: John Peterson Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval Product Description It’s almost Christmas, and all the Littles are full of good cheer…all except Uncle Nick. Uncle Nick just moved in. It was time for him to rest after thirty years of fighting mice in Trash City. Uncle Nick likes his new home, but […]

Texas Christmas: As Celebrated Under Six Flags

Author: Elizabeth Dearing Morgan Publisher: Eakin Press Product Description Describes some of the different ways that Christmas has been celebrated by various groups in Texas from the early sixteenth century to the present.

A Newbery Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Martin H. Greenberg Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description This Christmas collection, designed to add to the pleasures of the holiday season, contains 22 stories, vignettes, and poems ranging from heart-warming to humorous, by 16 Newbery Award-winning authors. Among the featured authors are: Rachel Field, E.L. Konigsberg, Madeleine L’Engle, […]

Beezus and Ramona

Rating: (48 reviews) Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Ramona Quimby is the youngest of all the famous characters in Mrs. Cleary’s wonderful Henry Huggins stories. She is also far and away the most deadly. Readers of the earlier books will remember that Ramona has always been a menace to Beezus, her older […]

The Night Before Christmas Pop-up (Classic Collectible Pop-Up)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Award winner Robert Sabuda brings Clement Clarke Moore’s classic tale of The Night Before Christmas to life in this festive pop-up edition, sure to become a perennial family favorite. Amazon.com Review The ingenious Robert Sabuda returns for yet another inspired pop-up book, a […]

Fashion Then and Now (Costumes for Coloring Series)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Kate Braungart Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description Check out the best of fashion–from empire waists and bustles to hoop skirts, flapper dresses, and thigh-high mini-dresses–in this stunning look at clothing trends from the 1100s to the present day.

The Christmas Bandit (Totally Spies Ready-to-Read)

Author: Lara Bergen Publisher: Simon Spotlight

Jim Hedgehog’s Supernatural Christmas

Author: Russell Hoban Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description When the monster from his favorite holiday monster film climbs right out of the television, Jim Hedgehog must use his wits to handle the creature.

Christmas Wishes (Holly Hobbie and Friends)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Product Description When Holly finds out that a family’s Christmas is in trouble, she sets out to bring the holiday spirit back to their home. Join Holly Hobbie in this heartwarming story that celebrates the joys of friendship, love and happiness.

All About Heat (Rookie Read-About Science)

Author: Lisa Trumbauer Publisher: Children’s Press(CT) Product Description From friendly dolphins to giant pandas, from icebergs and glaciers to energy from the sun, from magnets to solids, liquids, and gases, Rookie Read-About Science is a natural addition to the primary-grade classroom with books that cover every part of the science curricula. Includes: animals, nature, scientific […]

7 Days of Creation (GodCounts Series)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Mindy Macdonald Publisher: Multnomah Books Product Description If you’ve ever wondered where everything came from—like the flowers outside, the birds in the sky, or the moon at night—7 Days of Creation is the book to read! It explains to little ones what God did on each of the seven days and […]

Monarch and Milkweed

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Helen Frost Publisher: Atheneum Product Description One of nature’s most perfect relationships Every spring the monarch butterfly migrates thousands of miles in search of the ideal milkweed plant. When she finds it, she lays her eggs on the plant, so when each egg hatches, the baby caterpillar can feed on the […]

The First Christmas (Festive Pop-Up Book)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Simple text and pop-up illustrations retell the story of the birth of Jesus, from the Annunciation to the visit of the shepherds and the three kings.

A Christmas Gift for Mama

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Lauren Thompson Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description On the first Christmas since her father died, Grace and her mother try to create a happy celebration through the special gifts they give each other.

What Lives in a Shell? (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Publisher: Collins Product Description What makes a shell like a house? A house is a home for you, a nest is a home for a bird, and a cave is a home for a bear. But for some animals a shell is a home. Snails and turtles and […]

Big Book of Dinosaurs

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Dinosaurs fascinate young children. “The Big Book of Dinosaurs” is a colourful catalogue of these mysterious creatures from the past that will keep even toddlers entertained for hours. Children will love spotting all the different dinosaurs – from the fierce meat-eating Tyrannosaurus and the […]

Wicked Christmas

Author: Nury Vittachi Publisher: PPP Company Limited Product Description Ho ho ho? No, no, no! Global warming melts the North Pole and Santa has to find a new home. But he knows little about the modern world, since he only visits it once a year in the dead of night. Santa s operations room is […]

Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women at Christmas

Author: Publisher: Candy Cane Press Product Description As they prepare for Christmas, the March sisters have a difficult time deciding what gifts to give Marmee. Taken from the first two chapters of “Little Women,” with a new ending to the story.

Madeline’s Christmas (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description It’s the night before Christmas and everyone is sick in bed. All except brave Madeline, who is up and about and feeling just fine. Taking care of eleven little girls and Miss Clavel is hard work, but Madeline finds help from a magical merchant […]

Red Ranger Came Calling: A Guaranteed True Christmas Story

Rating: (58 reviews) Author: Berke Breathed Publisher: Demco Media

Rotten Ralph’s Rotten Christmas

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Jack Gantos Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Rotten Ralph is not at all nice to the Christmas visitor.

If You’re Happy and You Know It

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Annie Kubler Publisher: Child’s Play International Product Description The words to a familiar nursery song encourage babies and their parents to have fun together.

Christmas in Noisy Village (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Astrid Lindgren Publisher: Puffin Product Description FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

The Little Engine That Could and the Snowy, Blowy Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Watty Piper Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description Poor Santa! All eight of his reindeer are sneezing so hard they can’t fly. Who will help him deliver his last present? “I think I can,” says everyone’s favorite Little Blue Engine!

My, Oh My–A Butterfly!: All About Butterflies (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Tish Rabe Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description With a little help from the Cat in the Hat, Sally and Dick observe a small miracle in their own backyard—the metamorphosis of an egg into a caterpillar into a chrysalis into a bright new butterfly! Along the way, beginning […]

You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Mary Ann Hoberman Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description his cheerful companion follows the enormous success of You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together. Designed with budding readers in mind, each of the 8 fairy tales has been given a new […]

What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Publisher: Collins Product Description Did you ever walk through a wall? Drink a glass of blocks? Have you ever played with a lemonade doll, or put on milk for socks? This latest addition to the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series introduces the youngest readers to an important science concept: the […]

Amelia Bedelia Collection (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Peggy Parish Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description Everyone’s favorite literal-minded housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia, celebrates her 40th Anniversary in a three-book I Can Read box set.

Clouds (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Anne Rockwell Publisher: Collins Product Description Do you ever wake up and wonder what the weather will be? Instead of turning on the TV to find out, you can just look out your window at the clouds. How do you know what type of clouds can forecast a change of weather? […]

Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures #3: The Japanese Ninja Surprise

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jeff Brown Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description A Flat Ninja? Stanley and his brother, Arthur, are such huge fans of the movie star ninja Oda Nobu that they decide to send him something even better than fan mail—Stanley himself! Soon enough, Flat Stanley is in Japan, seeing the country with his […]

A Christmas Prayer (Christmas Books)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Rian B. Anderson Publisher: Covenant Communications Product Description On Christmas Eve in 1881, fifteen-year-old Matt discovers the joy of giving when his father uses money intended for buying him a rifle to help a needy widow.

Willie the Moose Who Saved Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Michael P. MacCurtain Publisher: Trafford Publishing Product Description What would happen if santa had an accident on Christmas Eve and his reindeer could no longer fly? This amusing children’s ballad written in a Dr. Suess-like style tells the story of a new Christmas miracle and a new Rudolf!

Horrible Harry and the Christmas Surprise

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Suzy Kline Publisher: Puffin Product Description It’s Christmastime, but with Miss Mackle in the hospital, no one feels much like celebrating. Maybe Harry can think of a way to cheer up Miss Mackle and put the holiday spirit back in Room 2B.

Christmas Trucks (Tonka Power Reading)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Scholastic Inc. Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description All about the trucks that work hard at the Christmas tree farm! Spot art throughout the text illustrates key words to help young readers.

The Christmas Cat

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Efner Tudor Holmes Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description It is Christmas Eve. An abandoned gray cat shivers alone in the cold, snowy forest. Not far away in a warm and cozy farmhouse, Jason anxiously asks his brother Nate if Santa Claus will be able to come in such bad weather. But soon […]

The Night Before Christmas or A Visit From St. Nicholas (An Antique Reproduction)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Philomel Product Description Available again by popular demand, this all-time classic edition of The Night Before Christmas is the definitive version of Moore’s original poem, illustrated with color stone lithographs. A faithful reproduction of the McLoughlin Bros. edition from 1870, the original antique book was saved from […]

Spider-Man 3: Meet the Heroes and Villains (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Harry Lime Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Peter Parker is lucky to have good friends in his life. And they are lucky to be friends with a hero like Spider-Man. As long as there are villains out there, the world will always need its heroes.

Early Readers Bible

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: V. Gilbert Beers Publisher: Zonderkidz Product Description This Bible features colorful illustrations and over 400 easy to read words that will have youngsters saying “I Can Read It!”

I Like You

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Sandol Stoddard Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description A tiny book that expresses the true meaning of friendship. Amazon.com Review “Here is the book that Romeo would have given Juliet; Charlie Brown would have given Snoopy; and you can give to some very special friend” proclaims the back cover […]

Fancy Nancy: Spectacular Spectacles (I Can Read Book 1)

Author: Jane O’connor Publisher: HarperCollins

The Little Engine That Could mini

Rating: (80 reviews) Author: Watty Piper Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description “A good example of pioneer feminist lore, with girl engine as ‘hero’”.–Publishers Weekly. The classic story of optimistic thinking that has delighted generations of children. Full-color illustrations. Amazon.com Review The unknowing progenitor of a whole generation of self-help books, Wally Piper’s The Little […]

The Christmas Burbles

Author: Megan Brown Publisher: Best of Small Press Publishers

We Wish You a Merry Christmas: Favorite Stories and Carols

Author: Kenneth Grahame Publisher: Gallery Books / Smith Publishers

Marvin’s Best Christmas Present Ever (I Can Read Book 3)

Author: Katherine Paterson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Christmas is coming… … and Marvin is worried. His big sister, May, always makes great presents for their parents, and Marvin’s are never as good. But this year, he is determined to make the best Christmas present ever — one that will last forever.

Everett Anderson’s Christmas Coming (An Owlet Book)

Author: Lucille Clifton Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Product Description “A new edition of a book first published in 1971. New illustrations bring a vibrant color to the joyous yet sometimes poignant verses that encapsulate the small boy’s mounting anticipation and his ultimate satisfaction on the festive day.”–The Horn Book.

The True Gift: A Christmas Story

Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Patricia MacLachlan Publisher: Atheneum Product Description All year long Lily and Liam look forward to Christmas on their grandparents’ farm. It’s always the perfect trip — walking to the lilac library, trimming the tree, giving gifts. But this year, thanks to a white cow alone in the meadow, things will be […]

Horrid Henry’s Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Francesca Simon Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky Product Description DISCOVER THE SERIES BOYS AND GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD LOVE TO READ! Horrid Henry sabotages the Christmas play; tries to do all his Christmas shopping without spending any of his allowance; attempts to ambush Santa Claus (to get more presents, of course); and has […]

Holly, Reindeer, and Colored Lights: The Story of the Christmas Symbols

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Edna Barth Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Traces the origins of our favorite holiday customs and symbols, many of which antedate the first Christmas. Each of our holidays has its own familiar traditions: Trick-or-treating on Halloween, eating turkey on Thanksgiving, waiting for Santa Claus on Christmas, exchanging cards on Valentine”s Day. But […]

Knock Knock Who’s There: My First Book Of Knock Knock Jokes

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Tad Hills Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Pull back the flaps and find out each hilarious punch line in this classic collection of knock-knock jokes!