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A Coronavirus Reading List for You and Your Kids

Posted by Gerald Lombardo on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 at 12:15pm.

While it may be tempting to just park your kid in front of the TV and focus on your work, it’s always a good idea to incorporate some reading in their free time. Here are some books that your kids will enjoy reading while learning from home.

Ages 4 to 8

  • "The Chicken of the Family," by Mary Amato
  • "The Day the Crayons Quit," by Drew Daywalt
  • “Dragons Love Tacos,” by Adam Rubin
  • "The Empty Pot," by Demi
  • "The Giving Tree," by Shel Silverstein
  • "The Gruffalo," by Julia Donaldson
  • "The Hello, Goodbye Window," by Norton Juste
  • "Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time," by James Howe
  • "Miss Rumphius," by Barbara Cooney
  • “When I Grow Up,” by "Weird Al" Yankovic

Ages 9 to 13

  • "All-of-a-Kind Family," by Sydney Taylor
  • "Because of Winn-Dixie," by Kate DiCamillo
  • "Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life," by Rachel Renee Russell
  • "Esperanza Rising," by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • "From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler," by E.L. Konigsburg
  • "Sideways Stories from Wayside School," by Louis Sachar
  • "The People in Pineapple Place," by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • "Travel Team," by Mike Lupica

Ages 14 and up

  • "All American Boys," by Jason Reynolds
  • "An Absolutely Remarkable Thing," by Hank Green
  • "Every Day," by David Levithan
  • "Fangirl," by Rainbow Rowell
  • "Most Likely," by Sarah Watson
  • "Prep," by Curtis Sittenfeld
  • "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda," by Becky Albertalli
  • "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," by Sherman Alexie
  • "The Great Gatsby," by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," by Stephen Chbosky
  • "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," by Jenny Han
  • "Turtles All the Way Down," by John Green

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