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
by Pat Mora
2000. 40 pp. ISBN: 978-0375803499. Publisher: Dragonfly Books
It’s not easy moving time and again, but Tomás and his family are migrant workers who travel from state to state, helping farmers harvest their crops. When they arrive in Iowa for the summer, Tomás finds an escape from the scorching heat at the town library. And once inside he also discovers a surprising world filled with dinosaurs, tigers and a great new friend.