Don't Miss! Recommendations for New and Exciting Children's Literature

Recommendation Archive
The best of the "Don't Miss" lists gone by.

Russell's Book Basket
Recommendations for preschoolers by someone who should know!

Read Aloud Resuscitation
An invaluable listing of the best fiction books for pre-teen readers!

Top Out-of-Print Books for Resuscitating Readers!
Gone, but not forgotten!

The Chapman Awards for Classroom Read-Alouds!
Teachers, look no further!

Hints for Reading Out Loud
Use these tips to be a confident literature sharer!
Also, check out Jim Trelease's read-aloud recommendations!

All books recommended by Madame Esmé are read-aloud tested, kid approved. Madame Esmé worked as a children's bookseller for seven years and a children's librarian for three. More importantly, all books recommended by Madame Esmé are read-aloud tested, kid approved!

If you would like to view the delicious covers to these books, use the link provided on each page.

Some books that are out-of-print are still listed, if they are excellent...look for them at your local library!

Please e-mail feedback to these suggestions, or new suggestions/anecdotes! Thanks!

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