So many great books for kids

Oblong Books & Music in Millerton offers its best picks for kids

Looking for some great reading material to keep your kids entertained? Oblong Books & Music in Millerton recommends:


Picture books (ages 3-8)

  • Fancy Nancy: Favorite Fancy Words by Jane O' Connor
  • Smash Crash by Jon Scieszka
  • Ladybug Girl by David Soman
  • Pigeon Wants a Puppy by Mo Willems


Beginning chapter books (ages 7-10)

  • Magic Tree House #39 Dark Day in the Deep Sea by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Pet Fairies (series) by Daisy Meadows
  • Clementine's Letter by Sara Pennypacker


Middle grade fiction (ages 8-12)

  • Savvy by Ingrid Law
  • Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins
  • Runemarks by Joanne Harris
  • Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall

Young Adult Fiction (ages 12 +)

  • Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen
  • Battle for the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
  • Twilight (series) by Stephenie Meyer
  • Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks

Oblong Books is located at 26 Main St., Millerton. 518-789-3797; Montgomery Row (Rt. 9), Rhinebeck. 845-876-0500.