7 Heart-warming Books to Read This Winter - Kumon

7 Heart-warming Books to Read This Winter

Although the weather outside may be frightful, these seven heart-warming stories from the Kumon Recommended Reading List will keep your children warm all throughout winter.

  1. Chicken Soup with Rice by Maurice Sendak
    Kumon Recommended Reading Level 4A
    Warm up with this delicious tale that uses chicken soup with rice as a theme to describe the twelve months of the year.
  2.  The Mitten by Alvin Tresselt
    Kumon Recommended Reading Level BI
    This heart-warming Ukrainian folktale will delight your children as they find out what happens when a young boy loses his mitten in the woods.
  3. Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
    Kumon Recommended Reading Level CI
    Find out what happens in this exciting Caldecott Medal winning book when a father and daughter explore the woods in search of the great horned owl.
  4.  Help! I’m a Prisoner in the Library by Eth Clifford
    Kumon Recommended Reading Level D
    Your children will love reading this adventure-filled story of two young girls who get trapped in a library during a blizzard.
  5.  The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe  by C.S. Lewis
    Kumon Recommended Reading Level E
    This unforgettable tale of the adventures of Peter, Susan, Edmond and Lucy as they explore the world of Narnia will be sure to spark your children’s imaginations.
  6.  Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
    Kumon Recommended Reading Level G
    This Newbury-award winning book will captivate the hearts and minds of your children as they read about Julie’s life with a pack of wolves.
  7.  The Spy who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré
    Kumon Recommended Reading Level K
    If your children love spies, adventures and suspense, they’ll love reading this classic spy novel set during the Cold War.