Young Readers: The Best Stories to Stock a Kid's Bookcase With
Reading provides an endless oasis of creativity, future scholastic success, and highly developed imaginations. Who doesn't want to escape from one world and enter into another? The Harry Potter phenomenon is proof we all love to thrill-seek between the pages.
So, as you stack your kid's bookcase with classics and newer phenomenon, be sure to add these three to the mix. Whether you're shopping for your toddler or your high schooler, we've got an essential in here for every stage of their scholastic success. Let's dive in!
Isn't the evening routine one of the most beautiful parts of the day? You warm up your little one's bottle of milk, snuggle in your favorite armchair, and pull out the picture book du jour. Without a doubt, "The Bear Books" need to become a part of evening routine.
Bear Snores On (The Bear Books) by Karma Wilson
This is a series containing colorful pictures and rhyming prose that all but sing. As your baby advances from a toddler into a preschooler, they'll always remember these colorful words that'll ignite their fire for literature.
Take a look at this line: "The coals pip pop and the wind doesn't stop, but the bear snores on." Fun, right? Feel free to add "Bear Wants More" to your picture book collection.
A love of reading starts young. And a love of the underdog is an everlasting kind of love. It provokes empathy within your children and will serve them well throughout the rest of their life. Let's take a look at the number one underdog on the planet.
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
In truth, what kid's bookcase would be complete without a little Roald Dahl? He takes the classic underdog and makes everyone in the world fall in love with him.
The protagonist in "James and the Giant Peach" makes a break for it from his awful foster parents and forges a life of his own amidst a new family of ladybugs, glowworms, and centipedes. Together, they voyage across the Atlantic in a giant peach to their newfound freedom in another land.
It's an adventure that every 12-year old is going to be itching to return to just as soon as they can snag some more reading time.
Young Adult Fiction
With all the cult classics out there that are easily devoured, including the Twilight series, sometimes it's fun to take a dip into singular stories that stay with us forever.
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Ready for another tug at the heartstrings? Underdogs unite in a beautiful tale of young love. Eleanor, with her mismatched clothes and chaotic red hair, takes a seat on the bus one day beside Park.
Park's the cool and mysterious type and, lo and behold, amidst their love of music, first love blossoms in the purest most beautiful way. With over 3,700 4.5-star reviews on Amazon, the verdict is in on Eleanor & Park!
A Kid's Bookcase for the Ages
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Whether you're looking for fun and eclectic bed frame options, desks, or shelving, we've got something they'll want to cozy into at night while they indulge their Roald Dahl love.
Together, we can make your house a home. We look forward to styling your kid's rooms together!