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Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

Here is a list of the best Children Fiction books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Dont Feed the Monster: Help Kids Overcome their Fears (Bedtimes Story Fiction Children’s Picture Book) (2018)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOne day Billy Monster to his great surprise,Found out he’d won the most fabulous prizeAn awesome new home to live in and shareWith his very own kid to pester and scare! #441,867 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #69 in Children’s Christian Social Issues Fiction #200 in Children’s Humorous Poetry #78 in Children’s Christian Bedtime Fiction Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Sigal Adler

2. “I’ve Only Got Three Hands”:: Teach Kids to Organize Their Rooms and Why it’s Important (Bedtimes Story Fiction Children’s Picture Book) (2018)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfI’ve Only Got Three Hands **************************** Big problems were brewing in monster land Where one boy’s bedroom was way out of hand; When bedtime came, well, his room was a mess! And that mischievous monster couldn’t care less. #133,499 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #711 in Children’s Parents Books #30 in Children’s Christian Bedtime Fiction #629 in Stories in Verse Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Sigal Adler

3. Children of Time (2018)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfWho will inherit this new Earth?The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age – a world terraformed and prepared for human life.But all is not right in this new Eden. In the long years since the planet was abandoned, the work of its architects has borne disastrous fruit. The planet is not waiting for them, pristine and unoccupied. New masters have turned it from a refuge into mankind’s worst nightmare.Now two civilizations are on a…
Author(s): Adrian Tchaikovsky

4. The Boxcar Children Books 1-4 (1990)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe paperback editions of The Boxcar Children Mysteries: #1, The Boxcar Children; #2, Surprise Island; #3, The Yellow House Mystery; and #4, Mystery Ranch are offered together in a cardboard case. #946 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #11 in Children’s Mystery, Detective, & Spy #13 in Children’s Siblings Books (Books) #9 in Children’s Orphans & Foster Homes Books (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner

5. Children of Ruin (2019)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThousands of years ago, Earth’s terraforming program took to the stars. On the world they called Nod, scientists discovered alien life – but it was their mission to overwrite it with the memory of Earth. Then humanity’s great empire fell, and the program’s decisions were lost to time.Aeons later, humanity and its new spider allies detected fragmentary radio signals between the stars. They dispatched an exploration vessel, hoping to find cousins from old Earth.But those ancient terraformers woke something on Nod better left undisturbed.And it’s been waiting for them.For more from Adrian Tchaikovsky, check out:Children of Time #19,709 in Books…
Author(s): Adrian Tchaikovsky

6. The Tuscan Child (2018)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfIn 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German-occupied Tuscany. Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli. But the love that kindled between them was shaken by an irreversible betrayal.Nearly thirty years later, Hugo’s estranged daughter, Joanna, has returned home to the English countryside to arrange her father’s funeral. Among his personal effects is an unopened letter addressed to Sofia. In it is a startling revelation.Still…
Author(s): Rhys Bowen

7. The Runaway Children: Gripping and heartbreaking historical fiction (2017)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf: Thirteen-year-old and five-year-old are being sent away to the countryside to escape the devastation of the East End during the Blitz. Leaving behind their beloved mother and brothers, they don’t know if they will ever see them again. As the sisters adjust to their new life in a close-knit Welsh village, they gradually find hope in the friendships they make. And Nell kindles a special bond with fellow evacuee , who makes her smile even at the hardest of times. But when little Olive’s safety is threatened, Nell makes a decision that will change their lives forever. They must run from danger and find their way…
Author(s): Sandy Taylor

8. Winter’s Child: a novel (2019)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfSet against the colorful backdrop of 15th century Florence, RJ Hervey tells the stunning tale of Amadora Trovatelli, a workshop apprentice who, after miraculously escaping from a horrific fire, swears to kill the nobleman who took everything from her. With nothing but her harp, Amadora dives headfirst into the charged political landscape of Florence. Caught with the Medici on one side, the Salviati on the other, and the constant reminder that higher powers are in control of her destiny, she uses her mastery of music to maneuver ever closer to her goal. Meanwhile, she must escape notice of the inquisition, who have named her a witch for…
Author(s): RJ Hervey

9. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children) (2013)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf  A mysterious island.

 An abandoned orphanage.

 A strange collection of very curious photographs.
 It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes…
Author(s): Ransom Riggs

10. The Throwaway Children (2016)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfRita and Rosie Stevens are only nine and five years old when their widowed mother marries a violent bully called Jimmy Randall and has a baby boy by him. Under pressure from her new husband, she is persuaded to send the girls to an orphanage, not knowing that the papers she has signed will entitle them to do what they like with the children. And it is not long before the powers that be decide to send a consignment of orphans to their sister institution in Australia. Among them—without their family's consent or knowledge—are Rita and Rosie, the throwaway children….
Author(s): Diney Costeloe

11. The Darkest Child (2018)

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPakersfield, Georgia, 1958: Thirteen-year-old Tangy Mae Quinn is the sixth of ten fatherless siblings. She is the darkest-skinned among them and therefore the ugliest in her mother, Rozelle’s, estimation, but she’s also the brightest. Rozelle—beautiful, charismatic, and light-skinned—exercises a violent hold over her children. Fearing abandonment, she pulls them from school at the age of twelve and sends them to earn their keep for the household, whether in domestic service, in the fields, or at “the farmhouse” on…
Author(s): Delores Phillips, Tayari Jones

Best Children Fiction Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some children fiction books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Childhood, Science Fiction, and Pedagogy: Children Ex Machina

Author(s): David W. Kupferman, Andrew Gibbons
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411226

Constructing the Adolescent Reader in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Author(s): Elisabeth Rose Gruner
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411675

Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World

Author(s): Anita Tarr, Donna R. White
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi, Year: 2018, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2368207

Alternating Narratives in Fiction for Young Readers: Twice Upon a Time

Author(s): Perry Nodelman
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2017, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1698535

Technology and Identity in Young Adult Fiction: The Posthuman Subject

Author(s): Victoria Flanagan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2014, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1583697

Fictions of Adolescent Carnality: Sexy sinners and delinquent deviants

Author(s): Lydia Kokkola
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company, Year: 2013, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1405377

Secrets, Lies and Children’s Fiction

Author(s): Kerry Mallan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2013, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1457862

Chinese Literature and the Child: Children and Childhood in Late-Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction

Author(s): Kate Foster
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2013, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1478760

Environmental Crisis in Young Adult Fiction: A Poetics of Earth

Author(s): Alice Curry
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2013, Size: 1018 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 1702448

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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