Wave header image graphic banner
Public Radio For Eastern North Carolina 89.3 WTEB New Bern 88.5 WZNB New Bern 91.5 WBJD Atlantic Beach 90.3 WKNS Kinston 88.1 W201AO Greenville 88.5 WHYC Swan Quarter
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Books To Read With Your Kids While In Isolation

(Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images)
(Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images)

Host Tonya Mosley gets a few reading suggestions for kids books from Juanita Giles, founder and executive director of the Virginia Children’s Book Festival.

Juanita Giles’ Book Recommendations:

  • “The Long Winter” by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • “The Don't Worry Book” by Todd Parr
  • “The Witches” by Roald Dahl
  • “Rascal” by Sterling North
  • “Brown Girl Dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson
  • “Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir” by Robin Ha
  • Other Books To Read With Your Kids (And The Whole Family)

  • “Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads” by Bob Shea, illustrated by Lane Smith
  • “Walter the Farting Dog” by William Kotzwinkle and Glenn Murray, illustrated by Audrey Colman
  • “The Velveteen Rabbit” by Margery Williams, illustrated by William Nicholson
  • “A Day No Pigs Would Die” by Robert Newton Peck
  • “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • “Chains” by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • “The Girl with the Silver Eyes” by Willo Davis Roberts
  • “President of the Whole Fifth Grade” by Sherri Winston
  • “The Borrowers” by Mary Norton
  • “Noonday Friends” by Mary Stolz
  • “Stella by Starlight” by Sharon M. Draper
  • “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak
  • “A High Five for Glenn Burke” by Phil Bildner
  • “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton
  • “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
  • “Mythology” by Edith Hamilton
  • This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

    Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.