What to Read When kids' reading guideWhat happens when you need to find a book on heroes the night before your kid needs it for kindergarten?

After you’ve exhausted our favorite children’s books, you can do what I did and check out the selections in What to Read When, by LitLife founder Pam Allyn. This meta-book about books is divided into 50 themes, from bullying to spirituality to a bad day. Find your category, read the summaries and pick your winner.

From Allyn’s words to my library hold — it sure beats prying the trashy cartoon books out of my daughter’s hands at 6 PM. – Rita

Find What to Read When at Amazon, and for a similar book for the youngest set, check out our review of Reading With Babies, Toddlers and Twos.