Youngsters who are just beginning this wonderful adventure into reading need books that are at their appropriate reading level – as well as quality books. The following books are well illustrated and are of high interest to these young readers.
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This column includes a couple of books that don't fit the mold of those I usually review. Both are billed as children's or general books, but carry messages for any age including adults. I thought it would be fun to start off the new year with books meant to strengthen families, build faith, and aid in establishing a life-long love of reading.
Christmas is often a jumble of reality and fantasy. Two very different novels that would make great Christmas gifts for the readers on your list present this same contrast between what is real, what is not, and the importance of hope.
Christmas is a time to remember the Christ Child and to read his sweet story in St. Luke. It's also a time for families to draw closer, to share moments of peace and love. One way to build the Christmas spirit and to strengthen family bonds is to read together. Each year I compile brief reviews of as many new books as possible. There's sure to be a new favorite somewhere in this year's collection.