Once a month I will post a list of my top books in a certain category. This time I will discuss short chapter books:
It is super exciting when your child is ready for short chapter books. Your child is no longer reading measly three page chapters, but actually reading real books! These books have 2-3 syllable words, many sight words, a richer vocabulary and a natural flow of the language. These are books that your child can really get into and identify with the characters. There are finally enough words to flesh out the main character whether he is a detective or a schoolchild.
Next month I'll post a list of our top pick of books for all ages in the humor genre. Let us know what humorous classics you think should go in there!
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