• Middle Grade Fantasy Book Recommendations - great middle grade fantasy books
    book lists,  middle grades

    MORE Middle Grade Fantasy Novel Recommendations

    A few years ago I wrote a really great book list with lots of fantasy book recommendations for elementary and middle grade readers and other the last few years we’ve come across more books in this category to add, hence another list! There are no repeats from the previous fantasy book list so be sure to check that one out too. MIDDLE GRADE FANTASY RECOMMENDATIONS We all loved this book, it’s so sweet and a really quick read. Bob It’s been five years since Livy and her family have visited Livy’s grandmother in Australia. Now that she’s back, Livy has the feeling she’s forgotten something really, really important about Gran’s…

  • Middle Grade Books for Tweens
    book lists,  middle grades

    Raeca Recommends her Reads: volume 1

    This book list first appeared on my Hey Reader website but I’ve decided I want to include the middle grade and children’s book lists on both sites! Welcome to this first installment of middle grade books my daughter has enjoyed! A few of these are re-reads for her (which is great, she’s big on re-reading her favorite books) and some of them were new to her! If you have suggestions for her, please leave them in the comments! MIDDLE GRADE BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS Book Scavenger For twelve-year-old Emily, the best thing about moving to San Francisco is that it’s the home city of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, book publisher and…

  • Huge Homeschool Library Haul - a look at the picture books and resources books we've checked out in our homeschool lately
    book lists,  library haul,  non-fiction

    📚 BIGGEST HOMESCHOOL LIBRARY HAUL YET 📚 um, so we got a lot of picture and resources books out . . .

    Here’s a look into our most recent homeschool library haul, it’s a huge one! And honestly, I had fully intended to film a flip through of all the books but I got overwhelmed by the sheer number of books here. I think I may have to make these videos a little more frequent if I want that to happen.       📚 Links to all the books mentioned.   FUNNY PICTURE BOOK BLOG POSTS ➕ Funny Picture Books One ➕ Funny Picture Books Two ➕ Funny Picture Books Three

  • Easy Chapter Books for Kids - great beginner chapter books for early readers
    book lists,  elementary

    EARLY READER CHAPTER BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS – great novels for beginner chapter books

    Today I am collaborating with Abby from Bear Hill Family to share some early reader chapter books with you! My second child is in/just getting out of the early reader chapter book stage so I wanted to share some books that have been favorites of my kids over the years. If you have some great early reader chapter book recommendations I would love to hear them!       EARLY READER CHAPTER BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS   Flat Stanley When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin…

  • What My Ten Year Old Read - 48 Books for Middle Grade - lots of middle grade fantasy, mystery and historical fiction
    book lists,  middle grades

    WHAT MY TEN YEAR OLD READ in the last two months – lots of fantasy and mystery books!

    So, I thought we’d do a reading wrap up for the last two months and since my ten year old has read so many books lately this video is all about what she has read. I recently shared a list of books that I wanted her to read in grade six and even though the summer has just begun, she’s digging into that stack already! Let me know in the comments if you have some recommendations for her for future reads!     MIDDLE GRADE BOOKS MY TEN YEAR OLD RECENTLY READ   It can definitely be hard to keep up with good book recommendations for her, so if you…