10 Children's Classics from the 1980s

As with all my classic book lists, my aim is not to rehash the most famous books of the decade. Instead, I want to introduce you to a few titles that you may not be familiar with but are still worth reading. I'm also very pleased that this list contains a number of books which are quite suitable for younger audiences, both in reading level and subject matter. It's my hope that there is something for everyone on this list. ...more
@wilhcarm The best books provide so much material for extra discussion, right? more

Son: The End of Lois Lowry's The Giver Quartet

Every now and then I feel like I'm the only person that hasn't read Lois Lowry's The Giver, let alone the rest of the series. After speaking with a friend I realized that many people read in school and my friend and I are just old enough to have missed it by a few years....more
I only recently read The Giver and enjoyed it so much. I am looking forward to reading the rest ... more

10 Children's Classics from the 1980s

As with all my classic book lists, my aim is not to rehash the most famous books of the decade. Instead, I want to introduce you to a few titles that you may not be familiar with but are still worth reading. I'm also very pleased that this list contains a number of books which are quite suitable for younger audiences, both in reading level and subject matter. It's my hope that there is something for everyone on this list. ...more
@Karen Ballum Jones is such an interesting writer. I'm hoping to find time to read more of her work. more

10 Children's Classics from the 1980s

As with all my classic book lists, my aim is not to rehash the most famous books of the decade. Instead, I want to introduce you to a few titles that you may not be familiar with but are still worth reading. I'm also very pleased that this list contains a number of books which are quite suitable for younger audiences, both in reading level and subject matter. It's my hope that there is something for everyone on this list. ...more
@Lisa Nolan Thanks, Lisa. I worked so hard on all these lists I'm pleased to be able to share ... more

10 Children's Classics from the 1980s

As with all my classic book lists, my aim is not to rehash the most famous books of the decade. Instead, I want to introduce you to a few titles that you may not be familiar with but are still worth reading. I'm also very pleased that this list contains a number of books which are quite suitable for younger audiences, both in reading level and subject matter. It's my hope that there is something for everyone on this list. ...more
@Isil_S That's the best part: sharing the books with children. more

10 Children's Classics from the 1980s

As with all my classic book lists, my aim is not to rehash the most famous books of the decade. Instead, I want to introduce you to a few titles that you may not be familiar with but are still worth reading. I'm also very pleased that this list contains a number of books which are quite suitable for younger audiences, both in reading level and subject matter. It's my hope that there is something for everyone on this list. ...more
@JDaniel4s Mom Thanks. It's so fun to revisit the books we read as kids. more

10 Children's Classics from the 1980s

As with all my classic book lists, my aim is not to rehash the most famous books of the decade. Instead, I want to introduce you to a few titles that you may not be familiar with but are still worth reading. I'm also very pleased that this list contains a number of books which are quite suitable for younger audiences, both in reading level and subject matter. It's my hope that there is something for everyone on this list. ...more
@trishmonte Dear Mr. Henshaw is so often overlooked in favor of the Ramona books, partly because ... more

10 Children's Classics from the 1980s

As with all my classic book lists, my aim is not to rehash the most famous books of the decade. Instead, I want to introduce you to a few titles that you may not be familiar with but are still worth reading. I'm also very pleased that this list contains a number of books which are quite suitable for younger audiences, both in reading level and subject matter. It's my hope that there is something for everyone on this list. ...more
@kidworldcitizen It was a nostalgic list for me to make and it tickles me to see my son reading ... more