Best Children’s Books About Animals

There are thousands of picture books about animals so this was a very hard category to pare down to only the best. The following titles are worthy of that distinction. Below are our top picks for books that feature animals in all their beauty and diversity (listed in alphabetical order). All the Awake Animals are almost asleep written by Crescent Dragonwagon; illustrated by David McPhail A mother tucks in her “not sleepy” son with a sweet and soothing lullaby. She {Read More}

Best Children’s Books About Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln – farm boy, reader, lawyer, and the¬†16th president of the United States. Many books have been written about Abe, presumably because he was one of our country’s most beloved Presidents. We remember his relentless pursuit of truth, his advocacy for the rights of all people, his love of reading, his stoic courage in troubling times, and his death that came far too soon. Below are our picks for the best picture books about Abraham Lincoln, in alphabetical order. {Read More}

Best Children’s Books About Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, I can’t help but be thankful for the gift of books. The way they fill up my home and my heart. The way they teach, inspire, challenge, and spark my imagination. If you are looking for the best children’s books about Thanksgiving, you’ve come to the right place. The following books teach gratitude and history¬†with lovely illustrations and accompanying text. The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving written by Ann McGovern; illustrated by Elroy Freem This educational and historical picture {Read More}

Best Children’s Books about Christmas

Bookstores and libraries are full of Christmas titles, but there are some books that stand out among the shelves. These are the kind of gems your children will want to re-read year after year because they have wondrous illustrations and compelling messages about faith, hope, and love. A Christmas Carol written by Charles Dickens; illustrated by Brett Helquist In this new adaption of Dickens’ famous tale, readers are transported into the story through the glorious and luminous illustrations of Brett {Read More}