Graduation time, which can apply to the youngest leaving kindergarten all the way to graduate school in college, is now upon us. The following books are a celebration of courage, knowledge and inventiveness. They are best for ages nine through adult, unless otherwise indicated.
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With Mother’s Day fast approaching let’s celebrate this wonderful day with books that showcase our love for, and from, Mom! The first four books are picture books and are best for ages three through seven. The rest are board books that are geared for toddlers up to the age of five.
Poetry is a wonderful medium to showcase the world around us. The beauty of describing nature, animals, the sky, people and transportation can be done perfectly through the language of poetry. Poetry should be in every household and read out loud to, and by, children to be ultimately embraced and enjoyed. Here are some of the newest poetry books to add to your selection.
Springtime brings an abundance of wonderful books celebrating the beautiful outdoors. These picture books cover the spectrum of the season: weather, trees, plants, bugs, animals – and children. All of these books are perfect for ages three through eight, except where indicated.
Baby books come in all sizes and shapes, but often the best baby books are board books. This type of book is sturdy and will last much longer if baby wants to pull, tug or even drool on it. I have compiled some of the best, newest books made to keep baby interested for as long as possible.
I have gathered together some outstanding books for both of these observances. The first five books celebrate America and the rest deal with Black History Month. The first book and the last two books are historical fiction and are good for ages nine and up. The rest of the books are picture books and are best suited for ages seven and up.