My brother recently asked on Facebook for a list of recommendations for his 6-year-old daughter for a summer reading list.
“She can read at the level of an 8- or 9-year-old, but would prefer thematic content that’s more suitable for a 6-year-old,” he wrote in asking for suggestions. “I’d also love for her to read stories that feature strong female protagonists. Double plus bonus for sci-fi!”
He started with Encyclopedia Brown and Nancy Drew, and once she ripped through those, he turned to the list of recommendations from his friends:
Notice what everyone was suggesting? Things that were even older still for my niece! They tried to help my brother set the bar even higher.
Do you have an early reader or more suggestions for young kids trying to push their boundaries?
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