Let’s read in English, even if you’re a beginner!

8 Book Recommendations For Beginners

I recommend going to Amazon.com and searching for these books, and also looking at the recommended books that are similar to these ones.

1. “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl: This book is about a little boy who escapes from his evil aunts by taking an adventure inside a giant peach.

2. “Number the Stars” by Lois Lowry: This book is about a young girl from Denmark who decides to save her Jewish friend during World War II.

3. “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White: This classic book is a surprising story about a spider who decides to save a pig’s life. Funny, cute, and thoughtful!

4. “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” by Richard Atwater: This was my sister’s favorite book when she was a child. It’s a funny story about a man who suddenly has a house full of penguins!

5. “Holes” by Louis Sachar: This is another thoughtful, funny book. It’s about a boy in a detention center where everyone has to dig holes every day. 

6. “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George: Every young person who read this book dreamed about moving into the woods and living in nature. A classic adventure story.

7. “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen: In this book, a boy’s plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness and he has to survive. Another wonderful adventure story about living in nature.

8. “Island of Blue Dolphins” by Scott O’Dell: This story is based on a true story. A girl is abandoned on an island for 20 years, and she has to survive.


How to Read Books in English

There are two methods for reading books in English:

  1. You can stop at each new word and look it up in a dictionary.

2. You can read the book without looking up words in the dictionary. You can try to understand the general ideas.


Now it’s your turn.

In the comments below this video, answer the question.

Do you like to read? Do you like to read in English? What books do you recommend?

Are you ready to take your English to the next level?