Category Archives: Kids – Read-Alikes

Kids’ Book Pick: Class Pet Squad: Journey to the Center of Town by Dan Yaccarino

Class Pet Squad: Journey to the Center of Town by Dan Yaccarino is my children’s book pick for the month. It is fun, goofy, and full of adventure. This book is great for kids who have enjoyed Traction Man meets Turbodog, Mutant rat attack!, Captain Underpants, Gilbert Goldfish Wants a Pet, and Squish. What I loved about this book was that it was a chapter book with lots of colorful images. Each page includes silly drawings that help move the story forward. It is a great book for visual learners and kids who are looking to develop literacy and reading comprehension skills.

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Reading after Harry Potter

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Harry Potter is the book that gets millions of kids reading. I mean really reading … devouring words with a passion and obsessing over characters who feel closer than friends. That kind of reading.

These ten highly recommended, highly addicting, can’t-put-‘em-down stories of adventure and fantasy will lift you out of the post-Harry Potter doldrums. Thanks to our friends at Brightly, for their kind reading advice! – submitted by  Ellen, a Harry Potter fan