Great Children’s Books for All Ages in 2013!

Great Children’s Books for All Ages in 2013!
July 17, 2013 Melissa Bauman

Here are a couple of Outstanding Merit Children’s books that we picked out from the Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the year 2013! Tell us what you think!

Under Five


Little Tug by Steven Savage

“Little Tug knows what to do when the sailing ship,  the speed boat, and the ocean liner need him.”

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Five to Nine


King Arthur’s Very Great Grandson by Kenneth Kraegel

“Young Henry seeks a battle, a “test of might and courage” versus four terrible monsters. Could friendship ensue?”













Nine to Twelve


Kepler’s Dream by Juliet Bell

“Eleven-year-old Ella has an unexpectedly good summer with her forbidding grandmother as she makes a friend while learning about stars and solving a mystery.”















Twelve to Fourteen

  Jepp, Who Defies the Stars by Katherine Marsh

“A dwarf at the Infanta’s court seeking answers to questions about his parentage creates his own destiny.”


















Fourteen and Up

  The Wicked and The Just by J. Anderson Coats

“In medieval Wales, the tale of Cecily, pampered daughter of the victorious English invaders, is colorfully interwoven with that of her servant Gwenhwyfar, daughter of the unsubmissive Welsh.”




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