Although I work with patrons aged 16 and up, I am the mother of small children. Many of my friends ask me about good books to read aloud with their children. I usually tell them to talk to the librarians in the kids department of their public library. I go to Miss Patty all of the time asking for suggestions for my own kids.
However, today I found this link to The E.B. White Read Aloud Awards. I would suggest trying one of these nominated books, or any of the previous winners found here.
Also, here I talked about reading The Tale of Despereaux with my daughter and gave some readalike suggestions. (You'll need to scroll down to the end of the post.)
ALA Reading List Horror Winners - I posted all of the genre winners on the general blog here. Below is the horror winner, readalikes for that winner, and the short list. I have reviews of a...
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