Growing Readers

Uncovering the World Through Books

20th Anniversary Book List

Our special 20th anniversary issue of Growing Readers Review is out! Our panel — made up of our own early education experts — have chosen their top 20 favorite books.

Take a look at the titles that made the list!

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Growing Readers Book Club

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Join Bright Horizons teachers as they read beautiful and engaging Growing Readers books for children of all ages.

  • Shapes

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  • So You Want to Be an Owl

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  • The Elephant's New Shoe

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  • Mayhem at the Museum

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  • Peekaboo Farm

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  • My Family, Your Family

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  • Snail Crossing

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This month's video features the book “Shapes” by Shelley Rotner and Anne Woodhull. Join Teacher Nate in discovering the many shapes found in our schools, communities, and homes by playing a shape scavenger hunt game!

Even More Growing Readers Resources

Looking for more? Access additional lists of book recommendations, articles, and Growing Readers resources from the past 20 years.

Growing Readers Archive

Explore the past ten issues of Growing Readers Review for book suggestions and storytelling tips — click below to get started.

View the January 2022 Issue

View the December 2021 Issue

View the November 2021 Issue

View the October 2021 Issue

View the September 2021 Issue

View the August 2021 Issue

View the July 2021 Issue

View the June 2021 Issue

View the May 2021 Issue

View the April 2021 Issue


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