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26 Books for 6 Years Old Girls

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Do you ever wonder what a six-year-old would enjoy reading? At that age, they love humor, but they also need something educational, and at the same time, they need good life lessons and inspiration.

At age six, little girls love reading anything that has to do with princesses, barbie, any character they can relate to, and all the humor they can get. Entering first grade, they mostly read by themselves but still enjoy some advanced chapter books read to them.

Below is a list of reading books suitable for young six-year-old little princesses who should be learning about women’s empowerment and independence while preserving their innocent giggles with a bunch of fun and humor.

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Where Are the Night Animals?

Where Are the Night Animals? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)

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  • Author: Mary Anne Fraser
  • Published: 1999
  • Genre: Non-Fiction, Science

The book is lovely for curious little kids who love animals and want to know everything about them, such as how a tadpole loses its fishy tail or why a barn owl has one ear higher than the other.

This level one reading book is hands-on and visual therefore great for those early readers getting used to new vocabulary. It is an excellent book for classrooms and read-aloud sessions.

The book has a scientific edge, teaching kids about different aspects of different animals but in a fun and unique way. It uses words such as ‘diurnal’ and ‘nocturnal’ to widen your kids’ vocabulary and increase their interest in animals.

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See Inside Your Body

See Inside Your Body

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  • Author: Katie Daynes, Colin King
  • Published: 2006
  • Genre: Non-Fiction, Biology

This absolutely brilliant book by Usborne publishing is for young kids who are new to reading by themselves with fun diagrams, color illustrations, clear, informative, factual text with a gently humorous theme.

It teaches kids how the human body works and what goes on inside the body that you can’t see from the outside. It answers a lot of questions they have about how things work with its wholly accurate display.

It contains over fifty embedded flaps for extra detail. It is authoritative yet entertaining and allows children to learn all about human biology in a fun way.

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Billie B Brown: The Midnight Feast

The Midnight Feast (Billie B. Brown)

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  • Author: Sally Rippin
  • Published:2010
  • Genre: Fiction

Billie B Books are a great addition to newly independent readers because there are no large blocks of text or intimidating words.

The Midnight Feast is a story of Billie and her best friend Jack, who is camping in the backyard. But it is very dark and a bit scary, so are they big enough to camp all on their own?

There is a collection of 23 books in the Billie B Brown series that little girls will love. The stories are based on fun adventures that children can relate to and love to imagine.

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A Child of Books

A Child of Books

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  • Author: Oliver Jeffers
  • Published: 2016
  • Genre: Fiction

This book is wonderful for children who are beginning to experience and explore independent reading. It is a lyrical picture book that inspires readers to create, question, and imagine.

The book is about a little girl who sails across a sea of words, taking a small boy on an adventure. They travel together on a fantastical journey that unlocks the boy’s imagination, and who will be next?

A Child of Books is a prose poem that celebrates the power of imagination and incorporates text from classic works of literature into the art. It is easy to read and encourages questions and contemplations in children.

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Raising Dragons

Raising Dragons

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  • Author: Jerdine Nolen
  • Published: 1998
  • Genre: Fantasy Fiction

Raising Dragons is about a young girl who finds a best friend, but her parents are wary of him at first. However, it doesn’t take them very long before they see him as their daughter does. They then welcome the baby dragon into the family.

The book is a magical tale of friendship and adventure to set children’s imaginations soaring. It is enchanting and entertaining and will be an excellent choice for engaging read-aloud sessions.

The story is gentle, kind, loving, and fun, centering on a strong female character who is wise, calm, and knows who she is and what she wants.

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Amelia Bedelia Means Business

Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book 4-Book Box Set: Books 1-4

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  • Author: Herman Parish
  • Published: 2013
  • Genre: Literature, Fiction, Humor

This Is a really fun book about Amelia, a young girl who wants a new bicycle but needs to earn some money to pay for it after her parents told her that they would split the costs with her.

It has short, fast-paced chapters, which is great for holding the attention of a six-year-old. The story has tons of funny situations and is based on adventures and friends. The black and white illustrations on each page are fun and help to keep children engaged.

Means Business is part of a collection of the first four bestselling Amelia Bedelia series, which includes four funny chapter books.

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See Inside the Universe

See Inside The Universe

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  • Author: Alex Frith
  • Published: 2014
  • Genre: Non-Fiction, Science

Here is another ‘see inside’ book by Usborne Publishing for teaching children about the universe in a fun, exciting way.

It is packed with flaps for extra details, and kids can learn about the planets, stars, galaxies and explore all of space through a fun and simple reading experience.

The book allows curious young humans to discover the mystery behind the sky and shiny stars at night, and it reveals the secrets of astronomy. They will learn what the universe is made of and everything that goes with it.

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The Classic Adventures of Paddington Bear

The Classic Adventures Of Paddington Bear The Complete Collection (15 Book Set Slipcase Edition)

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  • Author: Michael Bond
  • Published: 2014
  • Genre: Literature, Fiction

The ultimate collection of 15 books about Paddington Bear will light up any child’s life with fun adventures and humorous misadventures.

Paddington Bear has earnest intentions with a strong sense of right and wrong. The set includes chapter books that are best for reading to kids until they can read themselves. However, the stories are fun and keep kids interested.

The stories teach children the power of simplicity in the random day-to-day dealings of life while making it all appear novel.

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Be Kind

Be Kind (Be Kind, 1)

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  • Author: Pat Zietlow Miller
  • Published: 2018
  • Genre: Literature, Fiction

Be Kind includes the tale of a little girl Tanisha who spills grape juice all over her new dress, and her classmate contemplates how to make her feel better. This makes the reader think about what it means to be kind.

The story additionally includes parts about standing up to bullies and explores what kindness is regardless of how big or small the act is, as long as it is making a difference. It encourages children to be kind in their own way when someone is in need.

The book gets the message of kindness across sweetly and gently, without being heavy-handed. It is a thoughtful picture book that also discusses friendship.

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The Lorax

The Lorax (Classic Seuss)

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  • Author: Dr. Seuss
  • Published: 1971
  • Genre: Literature. Fiction

The Lorax is the story of a boy living in a ruined town, looking for answers. He wants to know the story of the Lorax; therefore, he goes to the Once-ler, an elderly inventor who tells the boy how the town came to be ruined. In addition to this, he also tells the boy what he can do to turn things around.

The story teaches kids to treat the planet with kindness and speak up in defense of others. It shows the danger of taking the earth for granted and being neglectful to nature. Additionally, It teaches kids that just one small seed or one small child can make a difference.

For many years, the book has been a reader favorite and has been adapted into a movie under the family and adventure theme.

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All Are Welcome

All Are Welcome

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  • Author: Alexandra Penfold
  • Published: 2018
  • Genre: Fiction

The picture book, All Are Welcome is a New York Times bestseller and is well known for celebrating diversity and inclusivity.

The story follows children through a school day, where everyone is welcome, regardless of how you look or what you wear; it celebrates different backgrounds and traditions in a beautiful and age-appropriate way.

It teaches young children to love, hold space, be kind and gentle to everyone. It encourages kids about friendship and appreciation for others.

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The Day You Begin

The Day You Begin

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  • Author: Jacqueline Woodson
  • Published: 2018
  • Genre: Fiction

Here you have another hashtag1 New York Times bestseller. It is even featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks. It celebrates black voices, and the book is a national award winner.

The story shows how everyone feels different or like outsiders at certain points, but it is brave to go forth anyway. It teaches children that sometimes, when you share your stories, others will be happy to meet you halfway.

The book teaches patience, bravery, resilience, acceptance, inclusivity, courage, and connection even though fear or loneliness.

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Waiting for the BiblioBurro

Waiting for the Biblioburro

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  • Author: Monica Brown
  • Published: 2011
  • Genre: Fiction

The story is about a traveling library that journeys through valleys and mountains to bring culture and literacy to rural Colombia and the children who wait for the BiblioBurro.

It follows a young girl Ana who loves stories and makes up her own, but there aren’t many books in her small village. She wakes up one day to the sight of a mobile library with all the books a little girl could dream of.

The book is perfect for reading aloud and contains the occasional Spanish word, bringing curiosity to a child’s mind. It increases their vocabulary and encourages them to expand their imaginations beyond measure.

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My No No No Day

My No No No Day

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  • Author: Rebecca Patterson
  • Published: 2012
  • Genre: Fiction

My No No No Day is a very relatable story for every child. It teaches them that everyone is allowed to have a bad day now and again and that treating others poorly is not okay.

It also teaches children that discussing feelings and holding space for someone who has a bad day is important. Kindness is important.

The story follows little Bella through her day, which starts of wrong and just ripples from one bad experience to the next for the rest of the day until the evening when she realizes she needs to apologize for being mean and get some magical love from mom.

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The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water

The Crocodile Who Didn't like Water

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  • Author: Gemma Merino
  • Published: 2013
  • Genre: Fiction

Crocodiles live and love water, but this one is different; he doesn’t like the water at all. The story is about a crocodile who prefers climbing trees to being in Water. It shows how sometimes it gets lonely being the odd one out – because of that; this crocodile tries to change.

The story is a humorous, exciting adventure of a crocodile whose attempt at getting into Water and swimming causes a shiver and sneeze. It is hilarious and uplifting and encourages kids to be themselves.

The artwork of this book is beautifully illustrated and super cute. The text is simple and easy to read, making it perfect for newly independent readers to practice their reading skills.

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Let's Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent and Respect: Teach children about body ownership, respect, feelings, choices and recognizing bullying behaviors

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  • Author: Jayneen Sanders
  • Published: 2017
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The book teaches children about personal boundaries, especially around their bodies. It teaches them that they have a right to say no when they don’t want someone to touch them or do something to their body when they feel uncomfortable.

The book explores real-life concepts and how children can deal with them in a friendly manner. It is easy for them to understand and also encourages connection between the caregiver reading and the child to build onto these scenarios and discuss them further.

The language is juvenile yet not complex. This makes it easy for young kids to understand while learning how to respect their own boundaries, others’ bodies and make sure that other people appropriately respect theirs.

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What Should Darla Do?

What Should Darla Do? Featuring the Power to Choose (The Power to Choose Series)

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  • Author: Ganit & Adir Levy
  • Published: 2020
  • Genre: Interactive Fiction

This fun, the adventurous book is about Darla, a young and spunky astronaut-in-training. She needs to learn how to navigate through relatable scenarios just like many other kids face on a daily basis. She has to get this done before she goes to Mars one day.

The book is written in a format that allows children to choose the story by making choices for Darla. There are eight stories in one book to keep your children engaged and entertained endlessly.

It teaches kids to dream big and work hard for their dreams. It also encourages them to believe in themselves and still be themselves as little kids by playing with dolls, paint, bake, and other things girls love to do. Darla is a perfect strong feminine role model for every young girl.

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Margaret’s Unicorn

Margaret's Unicorn

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  • Author: Briony May Smith
  • Published: 2020
  • Genre: Literature, Fantasy Fiction

If you know a little girl who is a unicorn lover, this is her ideal book. Every little girl’s adventure dream is to find a baby unicorn and take care of it. The story follows a young girl Margaret whose world changes when her family moves to a cottage closer to her grandma.

One day Margaret spots unicorns, but they vanish as fast as they appear; however, they accidentally leave behind a baby. Margaret takes him home and cares for him until it’s time for him to go back o his family, but they will never forget one another.

It is a beautiful picture book that young readers will want to explore over and over again. It brings fantasy and imagination and a sense of gentleness, calm, sweetness, and lovingness.

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How to Babysit a Grandma?

How to Babysit a Grandma

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  • Author: Jean Reagan
  • Published: 2014
  • Genre: Fiction, Humor

This book is a fun and silly take on role reversal between a grandma and a grandchild. It celebrates the special quirky bond between grandmas and grandkids while the kid is in charge of babysitting.

The book is a New York Times bestseller. It has really simple and easy text for newly independent readers, and the illustrations are colorful and entertaining.

Children get tips on taking care of grandma, how to keep her busy, what to do on activities, and so much more. Kids can relate to the scenarios and find humor in the pages. Additionally, they can add the “How to take care of grandpa” to the mix and become the main babysitter for both grandparents.

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Me and My Feelings

Me and My Feelings: A Kids' Guide to Understanding and Expressing Themselves

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  • Author: Vanessa Green Allen
  • Published: 2019
  • Genre: Non -Fiction Literature, Self-Development

Me and My Feelings help kids to learn and understand the many different big emotions they and the people around them feel every day. It has helpful ideas and teaches kids tips and tricks to use for constructively dealing with their feelings.

The book has additional fun activities that give children various ways to experience their emotions with quizzes and exercises.

It helps children realize that their feelings are valid and it’s okay to have different experiences. In addition, it gives kids the tools to become resilient and learn how to manage their big emotions appropriately.

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The Story of Simone Biles

The Story of Simone Biles: A Biography Book for New Readers (The Story Of: A Biography Series for New Readers)

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  • Author: Rachelle Burk
  • Published: 2020
  • Genre: Biography

The Story of Simone Biles is a biography for new readers and dreamers. It is aimed at inspiring young girls to work towards achieving their goals.

The book talks about how Simone Biles is the greatest gymnast of all time, winning the Olympics and many other awards at a young age. It also talks about how she worked hard and trained for hours every day with many sacrifices to pursue her goals.

The book has rich literature that appeals to readers with a robust vocabulary and text features. It encourages kids to take a step towards greatness and reminds little girls that they are powerful enough to make their own decisions and stick to them.

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Awesome Jokes That Every 6 Year Old Should Know

Awesome Jokes That Every 6 Year Old Should Know!: Bucketloads of rib ticklers, tongue twisters and side splitters (Awesome Jokes for Kids)

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  • Author: Mat Waugh
  • Published: 2018
  • Genre: Riddle, Humor, Literature

The book includes silly jokes such as, how does a mouse feel after a bath? Squeaky Clean! It has rib ticklers, tongue twisters, and side splitters and will completely transform how your child perceives jokes.

It has a power pack of punchlines that will cause kids to goggle for hours on end, and the text is easy and simple enough for a six-year-old to read independently.

There are more than 100 classics, twisted originals, and brand-new awesome jokes combined with super fun illustrations for even more entertainment. There is even a sequel: More Awesome Jokes Every 6-Year-Old Should Know.

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Five Minute Stories

Five-minute Stories: Over 50 Tales and Fables

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  • Author: Cottage Door Press Publishing
  • Published: 2018
  • Genre: Fantasy Fiction

There is always time for a quick five-minute story at bedtime, even if everyone is exhausted. This book contains over 50 takes and fables of all the classic stories such as Jack and the Beanstalk, The Ugly Duckling, Little Red Hen, and many more.

All the stories are included in one book, and children can choose which one they want to read or listen to. It allows adults to adjust reading time while also giving kids the opportunity to complete a story without getting bored.

The book has beautiful illustrations leading to children expanding their imaginations even further. They can also see pictures of their favorite characters such as Cinderella, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, and many more.

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The Name Jar

The Name Jar

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  • Author: Xangsook Choi
  • Published: 2001
  • Genre: Fiction

This story is about a young Korean girl Unhei who starts at a new school in America but is anxious about fitting in and having her name mispronounced. She tries to choose a new name from the jar, but it doesn’t feel right.

Unhei decides that the best name for herself is her own name, and with the help of a friend’s support, she decides to keep it.

The book teaches inclusivity, cultural diversity, and friendship. It encourages kids to be proud of their identity regardless of their cultural background and respect other people’s identities, names, and differences.

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Matilda

Matilda

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  • Author: Roald Dahl
  • Published: 1988
  • Genre: Fantasy Fiction, Literature, Humor

Matilda is a classic story from Roald Dahl’s collection and is one of the best and most favorite stories of all time. Every little girl loves this story. The book was adapted to a classic family comedy movie in 1996 that is a fan favorite to date.

It is about a young girl, Matilda, who is thirsty for learning but has neglectful parents. Once she gets to school, she finds out her principal is a terror. She finds out that she can do magic based on heightened emotions and then learns how to control them. She also helps her beloved, kind teacher escape from the hands of their toxic principal.

The story is themed around humor but includes many life lessons like kindness, treating others with respect, being helpful, and learning. It is the ideal chapter book for caregivers to read to kids until they can read it themselves later.

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The Snail and The Whale

The Snail and the Whale

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  • Author: Julia Donaldson
  • Published: 2003
  • Genre: Literature, Juvenile Fantasy

The Snail and The Whale is a bestselling award-winning book for early years, best read-aloud, and best science picture book.

The story is a delightful adventure tale of friendship. A snail longs to see the world and catches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale.

The book teaches confidence and encourages trying to pursue what you want. It conveys the bravery of the small snail trying to help his friend. It demonstrates how friendship can come in different shapes and sizes.

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There is no more need to break your head searching and wondering what books to buy a six-year-old girl that would be suitable. All the above options are incredible choices and offer various reads such as independent, read-aloud, fun, humor, fantasy, and even educational. Each book will be a great addition to any child’s home library or reading list.

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