Tomorrow is children’s book day! Here are a handful of our favorite books broken up by age group.
Elementary students come into our classrooms with diverse reading levels. Whether you read aloud as a class or silently, it’s a great idea to keep these five books on your shelf.
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Middle school students’ interests are all over the map. These great reads are stocked with outstanding themes and life lessons.
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Holes by Louis Sachar
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
High school students should be exposed to literature that makes them think and prepare for adult life. These books are sure to prompt critical discussions and deep reflection.
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
1984 by George Orwell
Want to join the conversation or gather more ideas for great reads? Check out answers from your peers in a previous edition of our Arizona K12 Center Pop Quiz.