Leveled reading is a strategy that encourages kids to read books that match their reading skills. Here is a detailed comparison of Chinese leveled readers that we have used.
We love the 樂樂文化 Le Le Chinese Reading Pen system, which teaches 1000+ traditional or simplified characters through 300 stories! My kids love the stories, and the reading pen is so helpful for non-fluent families.
Encourage observation, empathy, and respectful discussion with a free emotions book and Montessori 3-part cards in English, Chinese, and Korean.
《想哭的时候》 Everyone is a picture book that features a young boy who explores emotions through beautiful, reassuring, and metaphoric illustrations.
I successfully potty-trained my first child in 2 days before age 2, and am happy to share our experience and general pediatrician tips! Find out about our recommended potty seats and favorite potty story books in this post!
Charming and humorous 《青蛙和蟾蜍》 Frog and Toad Books are perfect early chapter books for budding readers. You can read them in simplified and traditional Chinese and listen to the narration on Ximalaya!
爱的小秘密 is a realistic, poignant story about a girl who longs for her mother. Feelings of fear, disappointment, relief, and love are palpable and relatable for readers of all ages.
数学帮帮忙 Math story books teaches math in Chinese and English! The books show children that we can learn numbers at any time with friends and family!
Beautiful and thought-provoking Chinese picture books in simplified Chinese with Pinyin support and English translations!
A series of relatable and engaging stories about a girl named Grace who learns about the importance of persistence, focus, and patience.
Chinese New Year holiday through books, audiobooks, and activity books for kids in Chinese and English! So many great books to learn about Spring Festival!
The Little Bear books is a wonderful series in Chinese and English for beginner readers who are ready to advance from simple picture books but not ready for wordy chapter books.
Taobao (淘宝网) is the best marketplace for affordable Chinese children's books and products. If you can't read Chinese, you may want to consider using an agent to help you shop for Chinese books on Taobao.
阿波林的小世界 is an adorable set of picture books that teaches simple Chinese language about everyday life. This is a wonderful set for young Chinese-speaking kids!
Where to buy Chinese books for kids? Here is a list of popular online Chinese bookstores organized by language type (simplified versus traditional Chinese).
Max Lucado books have relatable stories for kids about God's love, forgiveness, and grace. Languages include simplified Chinese with Pinyin, traditional Chinese with Zhuyin, and English!