Positively Penelope: A Day at the Races is a heartwarming tale that causes the reader to connect with the characters, to feel their joy and frustration, and celebrate the happy ending.
Tag: chapter books
Nice Books for Nice Kids
We reach the “early chapter book” stage, and all of a sudden, we go from nice, friendly, stories about families supporting each other and getting along to this focus on everything annoying, mean-spirited, selfish, and disrespectful. Here’s a list of good, quality, enjoyable literature in that upper elementary level (grades 2-4, primarily) that does NOT celebrate mean, catty girls or rude, potty-humored boys… but are still fun to read.