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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.

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