The 5 Best Books for Kids Age 7-9

Written by Pat O’Neill

For too many of us, elementary school was the time in our life when our favorite picture books and chapter books were swept aside for textbooks and worksheets. It doesn’t have to be that way! Keep your kids reading for pleasure with books that engage their minds, hearts, and funny-bones.

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Pax, by Sara Pennypacker

Friendship moves beyond outward appearances. It doesn’t matter if you have four legs or two, short hair or long, a big bushy tail or none at all. Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him, but the outbreak of war means Peter has to leave his best friend behind. This National Book Award Longlist title from Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by the beloved John Klassen, takes us on a journey that tests the boundaries of friendship.

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The Infinite Ratsos, by Kara LaReau & Matt Myers

The Ratso brothers want to be tough like their father so they try their hand at “being mean” and spreading trouble—but each time it backfires and they inadvertently end up doing good deeds. A genuinely moving tribute to the importance of being kind.

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The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts, by Maja Säfström

Did you know that alligators swallow stones? Or that a group of flies is called a business? In these 100 artfully illustrated, carefully curated pages of animal fun facts, you’ll learn all this and more.

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Heartwood Hotel, by Kallie George

They say home is where the heart is, but not so for Mona the mouse who has never had a home. So begins Heartwood Hotel, the story of an orphaned mouse who stumbles upon a hotel in a tree trunk. Will it be her home for long? Charming characters populate George’s tale of perseverance, courage, and the importance of friendship.

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Flying Deep, by Michelle Cusolito

Permission to dive? Granted. Down to the darkest depths of the ocean we go. In our tiny submersible Alvin we’ll explore underwater volcanoes and collect alien-like creatures for scientific study. Along the way we’ll analyze ocean currents, avoid running into vent chimneys, and investigate natural firework shows. Endless adventure awaits!

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