35 Books For Kids To Develop Reading Habit

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Jayashree R

4 months ago|13 min read


Reading books is an excellent and necessary skill. Reading books is a great habit that should be encouraged.  It aids in a variety of ways and provides several benefits. These are the benefits: Developing your vocabulary; Fluency in English; Imagination ability; Increase concentration; Improved intellect; Provides keys to unlock various views; Enhances sleep;

 Reading books may benefit in a variety of ways. It allows you to think in new ways. When you read a book, you will become a character from the storyline that you desire, allowing you to immerse yourself in the story. Finally, the more stories you complete, the more varied the lives you will have lived.

This is exemplified, A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one”, given by George R.R. Martin.

Reading books is an adventure that takes part in your imagination. Reading books not only helps you learn about the story, but it also broadens your knowledge and inspires you to discover more about what you've learned from the stories. Furthermore, it allows you to explore yourself and set your own pathway.

So, especially for kids who wished to strengthen their reading skills. Children who read books have a tremendous advantage, and this opens the door to a bright future. It also develops a habit to read books. They will have various views and opinions after reading books. Children who read books have superior talents, which include not only reading but also comprehension, reasoning, and perception. Everything, from the way we speak to our body language, has an impact on what we learn from books.

In this approach, sticking with their Reading leads to improvement in their reading skills, which becomes a habit. It is impossible to change a habit once it has formed. In general, the beginning phases are always a little difficult to start and carry, but once you get there, you'll never want to leave. Yes, indeed!! That is why I am here to assist you in developing a reading habit. Here is a collection of books for kids to help them build good reading habits. Let's dive into the world of books and let yourself be taken on journeys!!!

Beneficial suggestions for Kids to Engage in Book Reading:

Set a goal of reading a certain number of pages in a certain amount of time, and then stick to it.

Benefit from reading your favorite book repeatedly.

When you make a mistake, don't be too hard on yourself. Re-read the same one until the error is corrected.

To begin, attract children's attention in a book with less content and more pictures. Especially eye-catching visuals that appeal to kids. Then progress on to other text-related materials.

Reading books for kids aged 1-5

1.  Clara and Clem In Outer Space

It's a basic and appealing book for Level 1 youngsters. Ethan Long is the author. This is a story about a daring journey into space. Clara and Clem have no clue where their robot (or their thoughts) would lead them when they create it out of blocks. But before they know it, they're in space! They observe planets and stars, as well as aliens and the planet Mars.

2. I Don’t Want to Be a Frog

Dev Petty is the author of this book. This is an excellent book for parents to read with their children or for teachers to discuss at school.

It's a nice moral story about a little frog. This frog finds it difficult to appreciate the good in things as they are and instead wants to be someone different. His father, on the other hand, is skilled at anchoring him in reality.

Reading books for kids aged 5-7

3. Little Cliff’s First Day of School

Clifton L Taulbert wrote this book. It is a classic set in the South at a different era, and it is a great novel that discusses worry about entering school. Obviously, every child came across the same problem!!! It is sympathetic and uplifting, and it may provide answers to many children's concerns and inquiries.

4. The Hundred Dresses

Eleanor Estes is the author. It's about how other students taunt one of her classmates and one classmate's support for her. Wanda's classmates made fun of her for wearing the same color outfit every day. Her friend then extends great compassion and supports her.

This is an excellent topic to discuss with children at the appropriate age.

5. Locomotive

Brian Floca is the author. It's an expressive and exhilarating picture book filled with onomatopoeic phrases that immerse the reader in the sights, sounds, and atmosphere of railroads and locomotives.

It is an excellent book for youngsters who are fascinated by machinery!!

6. When Will I Read?

One of the motivating books for kids, What Will I Read?, is next on the list of Books for Kids to Develop Reading Habits.

Miriam Cohen wrote this book. This book is great for youngsters who are struggling to read at an early age. It's a touching story about how different people learn in various ways.

When his classmates mock him for his inability to read, he feels despondent. She shows him he can read with the aid of his instructor. It promotes the reading of books to children.

7. The WingFeather Saga

It is written by Andrew Peterson. This is a fantastic series that children like reading. It is a quartet of fantasy literature. Fantasy is the genre. These novels are appropriate for children aged eight to fourteen. The novel may be enjoyed by anybody, young or old. The plot revolves around the themes of beauty, redemption, and resurrection. There are four sections: On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness (2008); North! Or Be Eaten (2008); Monster in the Hollow: (Wingfeather Series 3) (2011); The Warden and the Wolf King: (Wingfeather Series 4) (2014);

8. Henry and the Chalk Dragon

The author of the book is Jennifer Trafton. This is an excellent book. Reading for children aged 8 to 11 years. This is a delightful, laugh-out-loud humorous, imagination-stirring goofy book! This novel is about Henry, an elementary school student who paints a dragon with chalk on the board and it comes to life, threatening the entire town of Squashbuckle. Finally, it follows Henry and his friends as they rescue the town from the realm of the Chalk Dragon.

9. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahi

This amazing novel was written by Roald Dahl. This book transports readers to a fascinating and lovely world of chocolate. The plot and characters will keep you engrossed till the end of the novel. This story follows the exploits of tiny Charlie Bucket and four other mischievous children who infiltrate the chocolate workshop of a mad yet wonderful chocolatier. It also has an attractive cartoon picture inserted in it. This great book is recommended for children aged 7 to 14, as well as for children and adults.

Reading books for kids aged 10-13

10. The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate is the author. It's a wonderful story about friendship. This is a great one to read and feel the presence of friendship. It teaches the child the value of friendship and the importance of being there.

11. The Borrowers

Mary Norton is the author. It's a narrative about fantasy. It is a modern classic fable about small beings that dwell unseen in a country house's walls and under the flooring. It's a terrific book with a lot of twists and turns.

12. Treasure Island

Louis Stevenson wrote this book. It is one of the greatest books to read for beginners. This novel contains an intriguing plot about the greed of pirates and selfish guys vying for gold.

It's a wonderful and fascinating story. It actually helps youngsters learn to read, and the plot is finally extremely intriguing.

13. Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson wrote this novel. It's a fantastic novel. It indicates that friendship is the most crucial aspect of a child's life and is essential for the development of imagination. However, the ending is terribly sad, despite the fact that the work is quite beautifully written. This book is appropriate for children aged 10 to 11.

14. Stuart Little

This is provided by EB White. It follows the exploits of a mouse who lives with his human family. It's all about tolerance and acceptance here. It's a fun narrative that's also simple to read.

It is also the first work for children by award-winning illustrator Garth Williams.

15. Harry Potter

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Next on the list of books for kids to read is one of the greatest and most popular books that never fails to captivate both children and adults. I'm sure everyone has fond recollections of reading the Harry Potter novels as a youngster.

JK Rowling's Harry Potter series is an excellent way to get a middle-aged youngster to read. It never let any of its readers down. It's quite simple to read. The writing is straightforward and interesting, and you'll fly through the series in no time.

16. Snow White

Matt Phelan provides it. It is an engrossing novel. Reading this book is, without a doubt, entertaining, but it also teaches us lessons that we can use in our everyday lives, thus these stories truly assist us to learn English in an easy method these days. It has both static and dynamic characteristics.

The book is meticulously designed. Each chapter includes a symbol that represents the chapter's scenario.

17. Trial of Apollo

Rick Riordan is the author. It is a fantasy novel published by American author Rick Riordan that is based on Greek and Roman mythology.

The book has the finest action in the world, and the book, at least for me, was very tough to predict ahead of time. If you enjoy a good mystery, twisted plots, and the occasional joke, you should read this book. In fact, I wish it was a film since it is that good. It's incredible to read how the characters develop and envision what's going on in your thoughts.

18. The Westing Game

 It is given by Ellen Raskin. The Westing Game is a mystery book written by Ellen Raskin. The book says that the main takeaway of life was to become closer to someone you ought to be close to. It is extremely beneficial to children's exploration and development of their social skills.

19. The Secret Seven

Enid Blyton created it. This great collection is perfect for children aged 7 and above who enjoy mysteries and adventures. The Secret Seven are a bunch of youngsters that are always up for a major or minor adventure! When someone is covertly residing there and taking all they have, the Secret Seven have discovered a new gathering location. It's a fantastic collection of thrilling adventures.

20. The Maze Runner

The writer of the book is James Dashner. This collection of books is suited for readers over the age of 12, making it ideal for all teens. The Maze Runner reads more like a mystery and is quite exciting. The Maze Runner is better suited to younger readers. If your child enjoys reading science fiction novels, this is a wonderful collection to select to keep the young reader occupied in the world of literature.

21. The Seven Habits of Happy Kids

Sean Covey, the author, has written short quirky stories for each of the 7 Habits. The book is incredibly instructive and enjoyable to read for children of all ages. This is a kid-friendly book with all adorable and fun characters teaching kids some of life's important treasures through some short and moral oriented stories and presenting a healthy lifestyle and keeping the child's lot of changes and blooming the younger generation who are open to the air there own young creative minds.

Reading books for kids aged 14-17

22. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

This book is given by Mark Twain. This book was written by Mark Twain. That is an excellent story. It is not only simple to understand for children aged 4-5th grade and higher, but it also contains a lot of excellent meaning.  This is a hilarious, lovely, and insightful story about a youngster named Huckleberry (Huck) who lives on the Mississippi riverside. He has a father that is often drunk and hits him for no cause while yet caring for him. This is a wonderful story of friendship and perseverance.

23. Diary of a Young Girl

It is written by Anne Frank. It's one of the best I've ever read. I read this book when I was 15, and it was such a great one to understand about a girl of my age who had an entirely different existence. Also, after reading her narrative, everyone may be motivated. Yeah! Not just me, but also other children, adults, and everyone else. It's a great story of a little girl named Anne Frank who died in a gas chamber as many others were dying. This is a great work that is significant from both a historical and literary aspect.

24. Hope Was Here

Joan Bauer is the author of this book. Hope Was Here is a pleasant and wholesome book about a black-and-white conflict between good and evil. This is a story about a girl who is abandoned by her mother, raised by her aunt, and on the lookout for her father. It explains a great deal about life.

25. The Hate You Give

It is written by Angie Thomas. This is one of the most striking books; it addresses issues of race and community in a moving style that will appeal to any adolescent. This book is intended for both parents and children. It contains some extremely strong, direct statements. Valuable insights that, perhaps, will influence the way you look at certain aspects of society and help you realize that not everything you believe to be true is.

26. Wonder

Next under the list of books for kids to develop reading habits is Wonder, written by R. J. Palacio. Wonder is an excellent novel for readers of all ages. It has a lot of good thoughts and encourages us to look at life in a positive light. It presents a fascinating narrative with various elements that will make you laugh, weep, smile, ponder, and change your perspective on the world.

 27. Crenshaw

Katherine Applegate is the author of Crenshaw. Crenshaw is a fantastic book for readers of all ages. This is a beautiful novel. Because of its simplicity, this novel is often ignored, but youngsters will enjoy the narrative that highlights the reality of poverty as well as the power and salvation of creativity. It tells the story of a little ten-year-old boy's struggles. One of the most serious issues is the lack of a home.

28. The little prince

The Little Princess is the next book on the list of Books for Kids to Develop Reading Habits. The author of the book is Antoine de Saint Exupery, simple fable speaks about a youngster, the tiny prince, who wanders the universe in search of wisdom. It's a fantastic novel that gradually turned into an extraordinary animated film. This might raise plenty of concerns about the relationships with friends and family. Overall, it's fantastic, and Would definitely recommend reading the book!

29. Mayday

This book was written by Karen Harrington. It's a great, passionate, quite humorous, profound, and extremely engaging book that you'll want to read again a year later!

30. Train I Ride

This book is written by Paul MosierIt's an excellent novel for 13-year-olds. Rydr, a 13-year-old boy, is riding a train from California to Chicago. Because her grandma recently died, she is being transferred to live with an old uncle she has never met. It somehow provides a pleasant storyline and a fantastic book to put in the hands of the youngster who may not want to read a big series of books. 

31. Shadow on the Mountain

Margi Preus's Shadow on the Mountain. It is based on the real-life experiences of a Norwegian youngster, 14-year-old Espen, who becomes a valuable part of the Norwegian resistance during the Nazi occupation. It's incredibly exciting!!!

32. The House with Chicken Legs

Sophie Anderson's The House with Chicken Legs. Definitely would certainly recommend reading and experiencing the journey for yourself since the writing had so much passion and was so well crafted. It deals with the timeless themes of existence, tragedy, grief, love, and treachery in a new, reassuring, and upbeat manner.

33. The Outsiders

This book, by S. E. Hinton, depicts what life teaches you about yourself when you have family and friends to support you. The novel was filled with a variety of feelings. This book is appropriate for readers aged 11 and up.

34. The Kid Who Came from Space

It is written by Ross Welford. It's a humorous science fiction adventure book that will take you on an exhilarating voyage to space, and it's a fun and thrilling experience for middle school readers. It encourages children's curiosity about space.

35. Wise and Otherwise

This book is recommended for any Indian who wishes to learn more about India's existing state. It is written by Sudha Murty. A nice novel for both children and adults. Her free-flowing style, optimistic, inspiring views, and life experiences make this book challenging to put down. It depicts a real-life situation that we like.

I hope you enjoy reading it. Just delight yourself in the journey and have fun!!



Jayashree R

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