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Literature & Reading: Best Books for Children Learning to Read

Last updated 7 years ago

When your child is learning to read, it is important to give him or her engaging and interesting books that will make them want to keep reading and exploring new, more challenging books. Certain language features will help your child through the reading process.

With this video from, you can see what books will be best for your young child. Repetition and rhyme are two characteristics you should seek, but make sure to vary books that use rhyme and books that don’t. You should also pick books about topics that your child likes that have colorful pictures to keep your child interested.

To learn more about how children learn to read, contact the Literacy and Language Center of San Francisco. We offer literacy programs to help build fundamental reading skills necessary for success. To learn more, call (415) 242-1205 or visit our website.


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