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Noodle Staff
Noodle Expert Member

December 18, 2019

Help your children fall in love with literature with these helpful suggestions from librarian Betsy Bird.

Numerous studies show that children who have access to reading materials are better at reading, enjoy it more, and even perform better on international academic assessments.

To help you find the right books for your child, Noodle teamed up with the New York Public Library's Youth Materials Collections Specialist Betsy Bird, to bring you the best children's books for children between the ages of five and nine. From handling bullies to a big, fat zombie goldfish, our picks are here to help inspire your young reader.

Tweet us your favorite children's books @NoodleEducation and we'll make sure to share them with our followers!


Check out more of Betsy Bird's lists for books appropriate for preschoolers, middle school-aged kids, preteen and teens, and for all ages.