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Subject: Favorite book of the moment?
Date Posted: 8/13/2007 1:39 PM ET
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what are your kids reading right now?  what are the favorites?

Our 4yr old LOVES "new books" so he's all the time wanting something new from the library to read, but some themes he always enjoys are dinosaurs, pirates, monsters, and knights :)

Our littlest man, who will be one in just a few short weeks likes "I love you through and through" and "Busy Baby's Colors" best right now.

Date Posted: 8/13/2007 4:11 PM ET
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Goodnight Moon for the almost 2 y.o.; Harry the Dirty Dog for the 6 y.o. and hmmm... anything she can find for the 3 y.o.

Date Posted: 8/13/2007 5:33 PM ET
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10yo daughter:  The Enchanted Forest Chronicles by Patricia Wrede; American Girls historical fiction (ALL of them!); Pony Pals series

8yo son:  Bionicles stories; dinosaur books (He's read EVERY SINGLE ONE in our children's library!)

both of them:  Bailey School Kids; Chet Gecko books by Bruce Hale; Time Warp Trio books by Scieszka; Calvin and Hobbes; A-Z Mysteries

~Jori

Date Posted: 8/14/2007 12:20 AM ET
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What a neat thread!! 

My 10 year old is really enjoying the easy chapter little house on the prarie(laura stories, rose, caroline), who was series, 10 animal rescues

my 8 year old any thing from picture books to box car children, magic tree house, mary-kate and ashley mysteries, wishbone classics, joke books

Date Posted: 8/15/2007 2:28 PM ET
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My 8 year old is currently reading "The Mouse and The Motorcycle" by Beverly Cleary.  She is also really into the Magic Tree House books.  She is working on completing the passport that can be downloaded from the Magic Tree House website.

My 5 year old loves picture books.  Dinosaurs and pirates are favorites.

To my 9 month old we are reading Good Night Moon.

 

Date Posted: 8/17/2007 11:06 PM ET
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Both my 4- and 6-year-old boys are enjoying the Magic Tree House series.  They are also enjoying Junie B. Jones, but I started changing some of her words after my 4-yr-old blurted out "ewww - stink bomb!" in church because of the incense.  The Richard Scarry Busy Day books are started to look a bit worn because of the repeated readings.

Date Posted: 8/18/2007 1:07 AM ET
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For the kids I nanny, they read chapter books at night with their mom, and picture books with me. Lately, the 4-year-old girl has been enchanted with the little books about artists that are written and illustrated by Laurence Anholt -- her favorite is the Picasso one. She loves reading, though, and can always be seen with many, many books. The 6-year-old boy loves the Leo Lionni mouse books, and nonfiction books -- his latest interest is mummies.

Date Posted: 8/18/2007 11:04 AM ET
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When my daughter was young she loved "Noisy Nancy Norris." She knew it by heart.

My grandchildren love "The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and The Big Hungry Bear."