Top 10 Children's Books for Holiday Gifts

Do you need a last minute gift for a child in your life? Here's some help.

1. Alvin Ho Book 4: Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances by Lenore Look (appropriate for grades 2 through 4)

2. Gossie and Gertie by Olivier Dunrea (appropriate for preschool through kindergarten)

3. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place Book II: The Hidden Gallery by Maryrose Wood and Jon Klassen (appropriate for grades 3 and up)

4. Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan (appropriate for preteens and teens)

5. Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton (appropriate for preschool and up)

6. Jumpy Jack & Googily by Meg Rosoff (appropriate for preschool and up)

7. Vordak the Incomprehensible: How to Grow Up and Rule the World by Scott Seegert (grade 4, age 9 and up)

8. The Fourth Stall by Chris Rylander (appropriate for grade 3, age 8 and up)

9. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger (appropriate for grade 3, age 8 and up)

10. A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz (appropriate for grade 5, age 10 and up)

These books were suggested by the staff of the .

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Joan December 21, 2011 at 03:36 PM
This information would be more helpful if you included the appropriate age range (and possibly reading levels) for each book. "Children" covers a multitude of ages, interests, and abilities.
Josh Gray December 21, 2011 at 05:26 PM
You're right, Joan. I'll try to locate approximate age ranges for these books.
Josh Gray December 21, 2011 at 05:45 PM
I've added age and grade recommendations. That should help. Thanks for the suggestion.


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