Looking for a fun book to share with your child or little sibling? Well, don’t stop at one – get one for every day of the week so you can have a daily reading time! Whether you’ve got the midweek blues or feel like celebrating the weekend, we’ve got a book for you (and your family)!
If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Numeroff
Sure, Monday is the dreaded start of the school week – but look on the bright side and enjoy this story of the hilarious escapades of a mouse in the schoolhouse.
Tuesday by David Wiesner
A zany wordless tale of a very unusual day involving a flying frog invasion!
The Wednesday Surprise by Eve Bunting
On Wednesday nights when Grandma stays with Anna everyone thinks she is teaching Anna to read. But the two have a different surprise up their sleeve for Dad’s birthday. A beautiful story about a loving family and the joy of literacy.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
While Wednesday is often hailed as the awfullest day of the work week, everyone knows that Thursday really takes the cake. It’s near enough to the end of the week for you to be exhausted, but not quite near enough to see the light at the end of the tunnel (see Friday). Commiserate with Alexander’s unfortunate day by reading this book to your overtired kids.
Friday means it’s time to have fun! School has let out for the weekend. Check out Family Fun Nights: 140 Activities the Whole Family Will Enjoy for tons of games and ideas for a great night with your children.
Saturday Market by Patricia Grossman
Join Ana and Estela as they sell their handmade goods at a Saturday market in Mexico. Enjoy the colorful illustrations and learn a few Spanish words along the way.
The Lord’s Prayer illustrated by Tim Ladwig
The text of the Lord’s prayer is presented along with beautiful oil-painting illustrations about a father and daughter. May the words of this treasured prayer stay with your family as you head into a new week!