Childrens Book Reviews

Childrens Book Reviews are key to having a library of materials in your hands to help build student achievement, promote reading and further develop comprehension skills.

I have read thousands of books through my years and have found that many are "fluff" - but a few gems that I would never want to teach without!

This list is to help you find high content, great books to spend your time reading with your students.

I have included fiction and non-fiction titles. Most teachers try to have a balance of both in read alouds, shared reading, guided reading, and in their classroom library.

So, before you spend money on a book look it over for yourself and make sure it meets your students' needs.

At the top of this page are my reviews, and below there are tons of books submitted by other visitors to this page.

I hope they help!

Read my thoughts on:

Cows in the Kitchen by June Crebbin and Katharine McEwen

Andrew's Loose Tooth by Robert Munsch

Splash! by Flora Mcdonnell

5 Little Monkeys

5 Green and Speckled Frogs

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willams

The Great Bellybutton Cover-Up by Susan Ross

Do you have favorite books that should be part of this list?

I know you do!

So, write up your review and share it in the form below.

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Please know that reviews that are longer, or more detailed, receive more answers and are more often visited with a greater frequency.

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My Little Sister Ate One Hare by Bill Grossman 
This is a counting book and a rhyming book. The story also builds as it goes, in the style of 'The House That Jack Built.' My students absolutely love …

The Little House  
This is a very old book by Virginia Lee Burton. It is about a little house that is in the country and wished to know what the city is like. …

The Big Tidy Up by Norah Smaridge 
This story is about a little girl who does not keep her room clean! A wonderful lead-in to the importance of keeping our classroom tidy and particularly …

Olivia by Ian Falconer 
Olivia is the greatest pig ever! She's full of spunk and opinions. She's just like many of the students I teach. :) She's always up to …

The Magic Tree House Series  
By Mary Pope Osborne Connor, my son, now in 1st grade, has been reading these like candy. He loves them! Two young children named Jack and …

The Christmas Secret 
By: J.B. Struzzi II What if you could have anything you wanted for Christmas? Seven-year old Josh Miller has prepared quite a wish …

Listen Buddy by Helen Lester 
The book Listen Buddy is about a rabbit who has big ears but has trouble listening and following directions. I read this book to my Kindergarten students …

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom 
I love using this book with children who are learning the alphabet! They get so excited being able to "read" along with it. I had a 4 year old Developmentally …

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