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Dinky's Mom
some of our favorites
Tue Sep 18, 2012 22:42

Dinky is combing her book shelves to try and remember some.
It's been awhile but we remember being there.
Some she remembers and liked were.

Chet Geiko mysteries. (still loves these, very funny)
Magic School bus. All pretty easy reads but fun.
Time Cat
How about How to Train Your Dragon, we didn't read them but had a guy friend who loved them.
Arthur chapter books series, Dinky thought they were okay, not too babyish.
Hank the Cowdog was a big hit, around here. Our library had a full set.
Bernstein Bears Chapter books. "Some had ghost but they were always resolved in the end." per Dinky.
Our local librarian was a huge help in this area. She understood what I was looking for, with an advanced reader, and as time has progressed she has turned us onto some great books.

  • Books suggestions for 5 year oldJulie, Mon Sep 17 06:18
    I am having trouble finding books that are appropriate for my son who just started Kindergarten. The school says they are going to give him non-fiction because they don't want to give themes that are ... more
    • Re: Books suggestions for 5 year oldBoo and Racer's Mom, Thu Oct 4 10:33
      Hi - What a fun age! At that age my kids enjoyed (and they still re-read some of these): Boxcar Kids, Little House Books, Ricky Ricotta books (my son likes that these books have "flip-o-rama" and... more
    • some of our favorites — Dinky's Mom, Tue Sep 18 22:42
    • Re: Books suggestions for 5 year oldJ's mom, Tue Sep 18 01:52
      Hi- here are a few suggestions From the Mixed Up Files of Ms. Basil E. Frankweiler The Phantom TollBooth The Borrowers Mr Poppers Penguins Half Magic Charlotte's Web Magic School Bus (Chapter Books)... more
      • Re: Books suggestions for 5 year oldViola, Mon Sep 24 23:54
        Books by Roald Dahl (The magic finger, Esio Trot, Fantastic Mister Fox, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, etc.) The series "Frog and toad" (and continuation) -- these are easier than the ones above... more
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