We surveyed more than 2000 French immersion families and asked only one question: What is your #1 challenge in supporting your child in their French language journey? The vast majority of parents responded:
Finding FRENCH books my child WANTS to read and is ABLE to READ!There also seemed to be a particular concern with gender appropriate books.
- What do boys like to read?
- What books really engage girls?
Where to buy French booksIf you’re not sure where you can find a French book, try your local library or one of the French bookstores below. If your child has an iPad, you can even download the Kindle App for free and download the book instantly through some of these online stores as well.
- Archambault: online store
- Librairie Pantoute: bookstore in Ottawa
- Librarie du soleil: bookstore in Ottawa
- Amazon.ca: online store
- Chapters-Indigo: bookstore (wider selection available online)
- Librairie Mosaique in Toronto: bookstore
- Il était une fois: bookstore in Oakville.
- Renaud-Bray: online store