Books for young and reluctant readers
Books for young readers
Swirl by Swirl Spirals in Nature
By Joyce Sidman
Pictures by Beth Krommes
This is an awesome book about spiral shapes in nature. It’s a great shape book for children’s everyday life recognition.
My First Book of Mandarin Chinese & My First Book of Chinese Words
By Kathy Kudela
In today’s world, where new Americans are coming into the country, young children need to learn how to communicate with their new friends. A great book for introducing a second language.
Books for the reluctant reader
Sex: A Book for Teens: An Uncensored Guide to Your Body, Sex and Safety
By Nikol Hasler
We have to be honest parents and educators. Teens hormones are all over the place. This book teaches young people the safe way, answering all the questions of why and why not. It’s a must to have recommended on American Library Associations website as one of the top 10 recommended books for reluctant readers.
By C. A. Rainfield
Young Kendra was abused by someone in her family and she deals the pain by hurting herself. Read to find out if and how she overcomes this tragedy.
Tracey Allen is the Children's Librarian at Cleveland Public Library's Eastman Branch