Read Any Good Books Lately?
Scholastic’s Parent and Child, The New York Public Library and Pragmaticmom.com have compiled lists of more than 100 books that they consider must-reads. We sifted through their choices and came up with our own top 10 books for children of all ages – and you can find most of them in your neighborhood or school library. Let us know if you agree. Here's one of our picks.
Ages 4 – 7
1997. 32 pp. ISBN: 978-0698116009. Publisher: Puffin Books; Reprint
When Chato, the hippest cat in the barrio in East Los Angeles, invites a family of mice to dinner, he and his friend Novio Boy expect a wonderful meal of chiles rellenos, enchiladas and chorizo con mice. But the mice are wise to his plan. When they arrive, they bring a surprise that changes the course of the whole meal.