Keep kids Reading

Merritt Bookstore offers the best picks for any age


Looking for some great reading material to keep your kids entertained? Merritt Bookstore in Millbrook recommends:



For toddler/preschool:

  • Little Pim - Foreign Language and Fun (three DVD set)
  • Owen & Mzee: A Day Together, by Craig Hatkoff
  • My Penguin Osbert Boxed Set, by Elizabeth Body Kimmel


For elementary school:

  • Ivan the Terrier by Peter Catalanotto
  • Oops! Poems by Alan Katz
  • America the Beautiful by Windell Minor


For middle school:

  • Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
  • Playing for Pride and Long Shot, both by Timothy Tocher
  • The Ranger's Apprentice Series by John Flanagan
  • Gods of Manhattan by Scott Mebus


For all ages:

Any classic, like Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden beautifully illustrated by Inga Moore is sure to please the whole family. Sitting down and sharing a classic together is an enriching experience for parent and child and this beautifully illustrated edition makes it more fun for everyone!


Merritt Bookstore is located at 57 Front St., Millbrook. 845-677-5857; 7496 .