20 Must-Read Books Like Holes (Children’s Mystery)

20 Must-Read Books Like Holes (Children's Mystery)

Holes by Louis Sachar is a classic, award-winning children’s book that tackles themes of racism, friendship, and family history and is beloved by readers. Following several storylines Sachar weaves stories from different time periods together for a stunning and captivating book.  The novel begins with the story of Elya Yelnats, who seeks the advice of … Read more

The 20 Best Children’s Books Like Goosebumps

The 20 Best Children's Books Like Goosebumps

Beginning with the first book published in 1992 (which was re-released as #13 in the series), Welcome to the Dead House, the Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine serves up thrills and chills to young readers. Within 5 years, 62 Goosebumps books were published, and several spin off series have been written. In the first installment … Read more

20 Best Children’s Books Like The Very Hungry Caterpillar

20 Best Children's Books Like The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a classic that has been delighting readers for over 60 years. We’ve identified 20 best children’s books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar, based on their illustrations, fun animal characters, or focus on an animal’s life cycle. Carle’s signature collage illustrations light up the pages of the book … Read more

The 20 Best Children’s Books Like Love You Forever

The 20 Best Children's Books Like Love You Forever

Love You Forever by Robert Munsch is a beloved children’s book that has been shared by many caregivers and their children. It’s a perfect bedtime story to share while snuggling with a little one, and provides sweet comfort and love to all readers. The book begins with a mother gently rocking her son, singing “I’ll … Read more

20 Best Books Like Animal Farm (Classic Satire)

20 Best Books Like Animal Farm (Classic Satire)

Animal Farm by George Orwell is considered a classic in literature. An allegory and satire that is based on the events of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, the novel combines literary devices, power-hungry characters, and a wild plot to depict a society that has gone amuck. When Old Major shares a dream he has for … Read more

The 20 Best Children’s Books Like Little Blue Truck

The 20 Best Children's Books Like Little Blue Truck

Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle has captured young readers and their grown-up hearts for a number of reasons. The story of a truck who is a loyal friend is delivered in a snappy, whimsical rhyme, making it a fun book to read aloud and even more fun to listen to. When Little Blue Truck … Read more

The 20 Best Children’s Books Like The Berenstain Bears

The 20 Best Children's Books Like The Berenstain Bears

Generations of readers have adored the Berenstain Bears family. Inspired by their own sons’ love of Dr. Seuss books, Jan and Stan Berenstain decided to create their own childrens’ books. In 1962, their first book featuring the bear family was published.  Over the years, the series of books has featured the adventures of Mama, Papa, … Read more

The 20 Best Children’s Books Like Charlotte’s Web

The 20 Best Children's Books Like Charlotte's Web

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White is a classic in children’s literature, known by generations of readers for its heartwarming themes of friendship, love, and determination.  When Fern saves Wilbur’s life, a runt piglet who is destined for worse, the two form an inseparable bond. As Wilbur befriends animals on the farm, those who love him … Read more

20 Best Books Like Hyperion (Sci-Fi Space Operas)

RT Book Reviews - books like hyperion

Dan Simmons has attracted a loyal following with his Hyperion Cantos series. The space opera spans four novels and features many of the characteristics fans of the sub-genre of science fiction have come to love: dramatic storylines featuring romances and heroism, galactic wars, and time travel, all set against the backdrop of outer space. The … Read more