Spring Reading List
Reading's a salvo for the rainiest of days or the longest of car trips. And, really, it's not such a bad way to while away some hours outside on even a sunny spring day. So check out this list of books — some old, some new — to recommend to kids this season.
Books for Beginners
Picture book-lovers and those new to the reading fold will love these tomes.
- Family.com Favorite: "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"
- "Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich"
- "Llama Llama Mad at Mama"
- "Doctor DeSoto"
- "The Dot"
- "Vulture View"
- "Mr. Popper's Penguins"
Kids ages 6 to 12 will enjoy funny tales, adventure stories, and new fairy tale takes.
- Family.com Favorite: "All-American Girl"
- "The All New Amelia"
- Family.com Favorite: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules"
- "Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini"
- "Fantastic Mr. Fox"
- "Gender Blender"
- "Half-Moon Investigations"
- "If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period"
- "Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy"
- "The Looking Glass Wars"
- "Middle School is Worse Than Meatloaf"
- "Molly Moon, Mickey Minus, and the Mind Machine"
- "Parade of Shadows"
- "Seeing Redd, The Looking Glass Wars, Book 2"
- "The Shakespeare Stealer"
- "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales"
Young people ages 13 and older will savor curling up with one of these choices.