The list of 100 Greatest Books for Kids was culled by the editors of Parent & Child magazine from more than 500 titles suggested by the ten contributors below. We are extremely grateful for their brains, passion, and dedication to our project.
Doster is the Executive Director of Books for Kids, a national nonprofit whose mission is to promote literacy among all children with a special emphasis on low-income and at-risk preschoolers by creating libraries full of books that help children learn to read and love to learn. She holds a law degree from the University of Houston.
Two of the obvious benefits of kids story books are the ability to improve children’s reading and listening skills. Story books for kids also give you an opportunity to make your children think critically. Once they are familiar with a yarn, they will not mind talking about it. You may pose several questions about what they have read to make them think.