Books Kids Love Age 6 -8
Books for kids age 6 -8

Third Grade Mermaid

Cora the mermaid’s having trouble with spelling, but if she wants to stay on the swim team she has get an A on her next test–so her mother gives her a “magic” diary that compels her to practice writing, while her friends explain to her the concept of studying.

Dog Man

George and Harold (the co-stars of the enormously popular Captain Underpants series) are in big trouble again! Their mean principal, Mr Krupp, has had it with their comic books. But the boys aren’t giving up, and they decide to create an all-new epic novel about a subject they’ve never tackled before! Dr Dilbert Dinkle started his career as an ordinary, everyday evil genius/inventor/bank robber. But when he awakens one day transformed into a walking, talking puddle of pee, he vows to destroy every toilet in town. Will the devious Dr Dinkle and his conniving cat, Petey, ruin restrooms for the rest of us? Or could this be a job for the death-defying, dynamic duo of Super Diaper Baby and Diaper Dog?

I Survived the American Revolution, 1776

Eleven-year-old Nate was traveling to meet his father when he got caught up in a battle of the American Revolution. Kids love to learn about new places and worlds.

Children’s books for age 6 -8

Unicorn in New York: Louie Gets Loose!

Louie the Unicorn is a star! At least, he will be once he polishes his act at performing arts school. With a song in his heart, a spring in his step and an unwaveringly sunny outlook, he’s about to take the big city by storm. It’s time for this unicorn to shine! But his ride to superstardom is bumpy — the school already has a superstar unicorn, not to mention singing mermaids and dancing trolls. And apparently, you can’t pay for things with glitter! But Louie isn’t giving up. His irrepressible spirit can’t be tamed. And he’s about to take a big bite out of the Big Apple so he can see his name in lights!

Hero Dog

Nine-year-old Hilde Lysiak is an aspiring reporter with her own newspaper, the Orange Street News, and she is investigating break-ins and missing baked goods–and with the help of Zeus, a little dog with a big bark, she intends to track down the thief who is trying to steal a win in the Bake-Off Bonanza, one of Selinsgrove’s biggest events.

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Barbara Bietz

Barbara Bietz, -Childrens' Books and Movie Section, is a children's author, magazine writer, children's book reviewer, and past chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee. She loves talking about the creative process, books and the craft of writing. Her middle-grade chapter book, LIKE a MACCABEE,(Yotzeret Publishing) is a PJ Library selection. Barbara reviews books and movies and has contributed to numerous print and online publications. She also teaches writing classes for adults. Learn more about Barbara at
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