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Discussion in 'Book Lovers' started by lathamohan, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. lathamohan

    lathamohan Bronze IL'ite

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    Hi all,
    My son is 11yrs old ,he loves to read books . Pls can anyone suggest good books for his age. His summer vacations will be from july .I want him to engage in reading good books than watching T.V.
    Thanks,
    latha
     
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    I recommend U "Chicken soup for the kids Soul" part-1 & 2 worth to read &

    Chicken soup for the little souls. & i luv to read "tinkle" too.
     
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    Hi Latha,

    My son is 10 and has enjoyed reading the following books.Please try and get these for your son if he has not already read them:
    1. Around the world in eighty days
    2. Dr Doolittle
    3. Oliver twist
    4. Mark Twain : adventures of Tom Sawyer, adventures of Huckleberry finn. The Prince and the Pauper.
    5. Enid Blyton Famous Five and Secret Seven
    6. Harry Potter ( has he finished all the books in this series?)
    7. Adventures of Robin Hood.
    8. Robinson Crusoe
    9. Robert L Stevenson: Kidnapped andTreasure Island
    10. Sherlock Holmes

    Have fun reading
    Vandhana
     
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    Hi cheer & vandana
    Thanks a lot for recommending these books.
    regards
    latha
     
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    hi Latha,

    apart from the good books suggested by dear members u can get ur son Britannica's Encyclopaedia--- even though its gk book but children would love to read this, everything is explained in colorful pictures and easy words are used. this books comes in many parts i think 12parts, this summer u can get him first three parts. i am sure he will love to read this.

    bye
    padma
     
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    Hi padma,
    Thank u ,I have got 1 part of this encyclopedia really its very useful. But unfortunately we left it back in India last vacation .This time we will get it back.
    latha
     
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    HI Latha

    All the books mentioned above r fine and Good......Except for....'Harry Potter'
    Please make sure ur kid avoids this.cuz it is about ghost,demons,dracula's and the like.
    A book which any kid must not be reading.
    Two very important book missing in the above list is
    1.Mahabaratha
    2.Bhagavad Gita

    Hope u this excites your kid.

    regds
    Dolldoll
     
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    Percy Jackson and the Olympians Paperback Boxed Set (Books 1-3) by Rick Riordan


    Artemis Fowl Boxed Set by Eoin Colfer


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    The Hobbit: 70th Anniversary Edition by J.R.R. Tolkien

    Redwall (Redwall, Book 1) by Brian Jacques
    The Magic Scales, Book 1 (Denthan Series) by Sam Wilding


    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) by J.K. Rowling

    skulduggery Pleasant: The Faceless Ones by Derek Landy

    Warriors: Omen of the Stars #1: The Fourth Apprentice by Erin Hunter

    Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
     
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    Dear Latha

    If u could get Readers Digest (its monthly issued ) ,it wud be good for kids especially in general knowledge other than story books.
    Regards
    SindhuBiju.
     
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    Stories for Little Children
    Author : Sam Tamplin

    The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry
    Author : Michael Rosen

    Both are the nice books
     

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