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Biographies / autobiographies of famous people are often huge, all-encompassing tomes of scholarly information. It takes skill to make the history of another person come alive for young people. But a few books aim to introduce the youngest readers to key historical figures while explaining, in simple terms, some of their most stunning achievements. The following are some of the most fascinating we’ve come across and these will help children better understand and find inspiration from some of the most important figures in our history.
It's no easy task writing a biography that will appeal to young readers. While kids like the idea of "a true story," biographies have a way of turning dry and pedantic. It takes skill to make the history of another person come alive for young people. But, true stories can be even more inspiring than fiction. Plus, they provide that all-important background knowledge that helps your kids across subjects. Here’s why biographies can help your children learn.
The Rabbit Hole Children's Bookstore's first annual summer booklist makes it easy to find great books kids will enjoy during the long, lazy days of summer. This list can be a springboard for helping your kids choose books on topics that pique their curiosity — that's what really motivates children to want to read!
These summer reading booklists feature books so engaging that your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or student will delight in them over and over again.
Each book has been chosen based on age, reading level, topic, writing quality, illustrations, and overall excellence. Keep in mind that there’s a wide, wide range of reading ability at these ages, so don’t despair if your kids read easier (or harder) books. There’s no shortage of wonderful literature for kids out there.