Red Apple Reading Magazine August-September 2016 - Page 11

W W W. R E D A P P L E R E A D I N G . C O M DIARY OF A WIMPY KID by Eric Carle Middle schooler and middle child Greg Heffley’s struggles are familiar to many children, especially late elementary and middle school aged boys. Your child will relate to Greg as he makes poor decisions and learns from his mistakes. Ages 10 to 13. WINNIE THE POOH by A. A. Milne There’s a reason why these whimsical stories about Pooh’s adventures and his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood are still so popular. The characters are charming, and it’s easy to pick it up and read the stories in any order. Ages 6 to 10. IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE by Laura Numeroff This series of short picture books describes the comical slippery slope that could happen if you “give a mouse a cookie,” “give a pig a pancake,” or “take a mouse to school.” These ridiculous situations and funny illustrations will have you and your little one laughing. Ages 4 to 8. 11