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Good Books for 8 Year Olds - Best of 2014

While there are quite a number of fantastic books for 8 year old children, some of the new releases for the year - as well as the classics - rise above the rest. Lists, reviews, resources - best reading for 8 year olds in 2014...


Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Gr 4-6-Flora, obsessed with superhero comics, immediately recognizes and gives her wholehearted support to a squirrel that, after a near-fatal brush with a vacuum cleaner, develops the ability to fly and type poetry. The 10-year-old hides her new friend from the certain disapproval of her self-absorbed, romance-writer mother, but it is on the woman's typewriter that Ulysses pours out his creations.




Amazon Best Books of the Month for Kids, February 2012: Wonder is a rare gem of a novel--beautifully written and populated by characters who linger in your memory and heart. August Pullman is a 10-year-old boy who likes Star Wars and Xbox, ordinary except for his jarring facial anomalies.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck, Book 8

The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series Sun Kinney is right up there with JK Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet Independent The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Big Issue

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings: Shel Silverstein

If you are a dreamer, come in,If you are a dreamer,A wisher, a liar,A hope-er, a pray-er,A magic bean buyer . . . Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale.

Best Reviews - Books for 8 Year Old Kids in 2014

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Best Books for 8 Year Old Kids 2014 - Top 5

Tip on specific highly rated books for 8 year olds, helpful lists and resources - good books for kids age 8 to read as of 2014...

Best Books for 8 Year Old Children 2014

Books for 8 year olds in 2014 - A very helpful collection of lists, reviews, resources...

Top 5 Books for 8 Year Olds 2014 - Best Books for 8 Year Olds to Read

Books for kids eight years of age in 2014 - of course there are some must-have classics, but also - which new releases are getting raves this year? I have picked what I consider to be the pick of the litter so far this year (along with review excerpts)...

Best Rated Books for 8 Year Olds 2014

For 2014 - Lists, reviews and specific picks in the best books for kids 8 years of age...

Best Books for Kids Age 8 2014

Reviews, ratings, "hot" lists - books for 8 year olds 2014 -- FYI - these are the books that kids in this age range appear to be enjoying the most...

Book Lists & Recommendations for Ages 8-10

Expert advice on children's books & reading, arts & crafts, activities & school achievement. View the parent's newsletter, articles, & weekly picks for Preschool, Grade School, & Middle School.

Current Notable Children's Books List

Each year a committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books. According to the Notables Criteria, "notable" is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding.

Best Books for Kids | Common Sense Media

Get recommended book lists selected by Common Sense Media Editors. Find the best, most entertaining, and age-appropriate books for your kids and family.

Books for Middle Readers . Best Books for Boys . PBS Parents | PBS

Books for Middle Readers Many readers come into their own in the early elementary grades as they master the basics of language arts. They develop their own interests and read about them voraciously. It's also common for boys this age to return to favorite titles over and over.

Books for Kids Ages 8-13

ADVENTURE The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Blind American boy and an old West Indian native are stranded on a Caribbean island.1969. Hatchet by Gary Paulson. Following a plane crash, a boy survives 54 days in the Canadian wilderness. 1988. The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton.

Top Books for 8 Year Old Kids 2014 - Best Reading

One thing that I absolutely love about making lists is the fact that when you dig deep enough, you can find the really good stuff.

For example - when I put together the ten best books for 8 year olds in 2014, I discovered some real gems...

Best Reads for 8-Year Old Bookworms in 2014

It warms my heart when kiddos are self-proclaimed bookworms! And for those reading-loving cuties the world-over, I've compiled an awesome short-list of 3 books for 8-year olds in 2014. These stories make memories by being fascinating, captivating, and overall great reads. They're told from different points-of-view with unique themes and attention-grabbing storylines.

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