Index of What My Kids Read Book Reviews

Here is a list of all of the books reviewed so far on What My Kids Read. Please click on the link to read the actual review and discussion points.

Alphabetical by Title:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

What My Kids Read Book Review Index

A

Adéle and Simon by Barbara McClintock (Picture Book)

Anno’s Flea Market by Mitsumasa Anno (Picture Book)

The Apothecary by Maille Meloy (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 12+)

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 9+)

B

A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

The BFG by Roald Dahl (classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

The Borrowers by Mary Norton (1st in a series, classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 10+)

Better Nate than Ever by Tim Federle (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 4 for ages 12+)

Bliss by Kathryn Littlewood (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 9+)

Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist (What Mom Reads)

C

Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella by Jan Brett (Picture Book)

Corgiville Fair by Tasha Tudor (Picture Book)

D

Danny The Champion of the World by Roald Dahl (classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

A Dash of Magic by Kathryn Littlewood (2nd in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 9+)

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (1st in a series, Mom-Meter 4 for ages 8+)

The Dolls’ Christmas by Tasha Tudor (Picture Book)

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds (Picture Book)

E

The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base (Picture book)

Emmy and the Home for Troubled Girls by Lynne Jonell (2nd in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell (1st in a series, chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

Emmy and the Rats in the Belfry by Lynne Jonell (3rd in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein (chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

F

Five Children and It by E. Nesbit (Classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo (Chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

Fortunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman (Chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

Frindle by Andrew Clements (Chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

G

The Golden Book of Family Fun by Peggy Brown (Picture book)

Goran’s Great Escape by Astrid Lindgren (Picture book)

H

Happy Birthday to You! by Dr. Seuss (Picture book)

Henry’s Awful Mistake by Robert Quackenbush (Picture book)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss (Picture book)

Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent by Lauren Child (Picture book)

I

I had a Favorite Dress by Boni Ashburn (Picture book)

I Love You, Stink Face by Lisa McCourt (Picture book)

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book 1 The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood (1 in a series, chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book 2 The Hidden Gallery by Maryrose Wood (2nd in a series, chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book 3 The Unseen Guest by Maryrose Wood (3rd in a series, chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks (1st in a series, classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 7+)

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznik (chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (Picture Book)

J

Jane Eyre: A BabyLit Counting Primer by Jennifer Adams (Board book)

Journey by Aaron Becker (Picture book)

K

Keeping House by Margaret Kim Peterson (What Mom Reads)

The Key to the Indian by Lynn Reid Banks (5th book in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 9+)

Kiki and Coco in Paris by Nina Gruener (Picture book)

King Bidgood’s In The Bathtub by Audrey Wood (Picture book)

L

Lessons from Madame Chic by Jennifer L. Scott (What Mom Reads)

Letters From Father Christmas by J.R.R. Tolkien (Picture book)

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead (Chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 9+)

The Little Golden Book of Jokes and Riddles by Peggy Brown (Picture book)

The Lightning Thief (Book 1 of Percy Jackson and the Olympians) by Rick Riordan (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 4 for ages 10+)

Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (Picture book)

Littsie of Cincinnati by Jinny Powers Berten and Norah Holt (Chapter book, first of 2 books, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

Locomotive by Brian Floca (Picture book, Caldecott winner)

The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone by Bill Muir and Alex Kendrick (chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

M

The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl (chapter book, easy chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 6+)

Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater (classic chapter book, easy chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 5+)

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (1st in a series, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart (2nd in a series, great read aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma by Trenton Lee Stewart (3rd in a series, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

The Mystery of the Cupboard by Lynn Reid Banks (4th in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 9+)

N

The Napping House by Audrey Wood (Picture book)

The Name of This Book Is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch (1st of a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 10+)

Nurse Matilda by Christianna Brand (chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

O

One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey (Picture book)

Ooh La La! by Jamie Cat Callen (What Mom Reads)

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen (Picture book)

Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat (chapter book, easy chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

P

Paperboy by Vince Vawter (chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 10+)

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

Pigaroons by Arthur Giesert (Picture book)

Pigs From A To Z by Arthur Giesert (Picture Book)

Pippi Goes on Board by Astrid Lindgren (2nd in a series, easy chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 6+)

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren (1st in a series, classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 6+)

Press Here by Hervé Tullet (Picture book)

Cozy Classics Pride and Prejudice by Jack and Holman Wang (Board book)

Q

 

R

The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit (classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

Rascal by Sterling North (chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

The Red Herring Mystery by Paul Adshead (picture book for ages 8+)

Redwall by Brian Jaques (1st of a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 8+)

The Return of the Indian by Lynn Reid Banks (2nd in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 9+)

Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran (Picture book)

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff (Chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 9+)

S

The Secret of the Indian by Lynn Reid Banks (3rd in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 7+)

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgeson Burnett (Classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perlman (What Mom Reads)

Stone Soup by Marcia Brown (Picture Book)

Stuart Little by E.B. White (classic chapter book, easy chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 6+)

The Sun’s Asleep Behind The Hill by Mirra Ginsburg (Picture Book)

T

A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff (chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 10+)

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Tabeck (Picture book)

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage (chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 12+)

Thundercake by Patricia Polacco (Picture book)

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham (1st of a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 10+)

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastis (1st of a series, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 8+)

The Tiny King by Taro Miura (Picture Book)

The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt (chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 7+)

Twenty and Ten by Claire Huchet Bishop (chapter book, easy chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

The Twits by Roald Dahl (chapter book, easy chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

U

Under Wildwood by Colin Meloy (2nd in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 9+)

V

 

W

Waiting for Mama by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (Picture book)

Wandlung by M. Landers (Picture book)

We Help Mommy and We Help Daddy Little Golden Books (Picture books)

When the Sky is Like Lace by Elinor Lander Horwitz (Picture book)

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 11+)

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls (classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 8+)

Who Could That Be At This Hour? (All the Wrong Questions) by Lemony Snicket (1st in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 8+)

Why Worry? by Eric Kimmel (Picture Book)

Wildwood by Colin Meloy (1st in a series, chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 2 for ages 9+)

Wildwood Imperium by Colin Meloy (3rd in a series, chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 9+)

Wonder by R.J. Palacio (chapter book, Mom-Meter 3 for ages 10+)

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum (Classic chapter book, 1st in a series, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 6+)

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (1st in a series, classic chapter book, great read-aloud, Mom-Meter 1 for ages 9+)

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