Recommended Reading for Kids

Cool New Books for Recreational Reading

Have you ever found a character in a book you wish you could play with and talk to? Susannah Richards, book reviewer, co-chair for National Association for Gifted Children and columnist for The Gifted Education Communicator recommends the following books for gifted kids looking for adventures and unforgettable characters:

1. Moxy Maxwell Does Not Like Stuart Little by Peggy Gifford

2. Moxy Maxwell Does Not Like Writing Thank You Notes (August 2008) by Peggy Gifford

3. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Tenton Stewart

4. Clementine, The Talented Clementine, and Clementine's Letter by Sara Pennypacker

5. Jack Plank Tells Tales by Natalie Babbitt

6. Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell

8. Savvy by Ingrid Law

9. The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry