My Favorite Children's Books
Heather Idoni's personal recommendations for the best children's books ever written.
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My Top Five Favorite Picture Books
Five WONDERFUL, 'must-have' picture books (in MY opinion!)
Top 25 Books for Girls ages 9-12 and Up
My favorite recommendations for my local customers.
Top 25 Books for Boys ages 9 to 12 and Up
To make this list, a book must be tried and true. My boys love these!
A Boy's Author - Merritt Parmelee Allen
This little-known author wrote some fabulous historical fiction.
My Top Ten Favorite Read-Alouds
A work in progress!
Aladdin American Heritage Series
Exciting, engaging - and often obscure - stories from America's history.
Cornerstones of Freedom
Great 'short read' living narrative style topic books that my boys loved!
Freddy the Pig by Walter Brooks
Delightful, vocabulary-building fiction stories to read aloud to the whole family!
Garrard Discovery Biography Series
About a 3rd to 4th grade level -- or GREAT for evening read-aloud stories.
I Can Read History Books
Wonderful biographical and historical fiction readers - kids 'fall in love' with history early!
I Can Read Science Books
Excellent early readers - kids learn about different science topics with these engaging stories!
Land of the Free Series
Engaging, exciting, and sometimes little-known stories from American history.
Landmark Books Series
Wonderful living narrative stories from history and also exciting biographies.
Lois Lenski Regional Historical Fiction
Lois Lenski wrote wonderful regional historical stories about children all over America.
Julian Messner Biography Series
Only well-researched biographies by the best authors - high school level.
Messner Milestones in History
Awesome series of "decisive events in history" - high school level.
North Star Books
Good companion books to the Landmark series - only a few overlapping topics/biographies.
Piper Biography Series
About the same reading level as 'Childhood of Famous Americans' but preferred to that series.
Exciting biographies of famous persons from U.S. and World History.
We Were There Books
Exciting American and World Historical fiction stories for both boys and girls!
Winston Adventure Books
Incredible historical fiction series based on real events - mostly U.S. history.
Young Math Books
Incredible "living" math books give an introduction to diverse mathematical concepts.
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