Top 10 Children Books That Can Make Adults Cry
It is mandatory that children books have to be entertaining and with zero negative elements. This is because, their each and every word can leave positive or native impacts on the minds of kids. But certainly, some of the children books are making the adults cry. How can it possible? To know the answer, you must check the top 10 children books that can make adults cry.
10. Where The Red Fern Grows, 1961–Wilson Rawls
The story of this book is about a boy named Billy who buys two redbone coonhound puppies, Old Dan and Little Ann. He gives them training of how to hunt raccoons. Soon they become best hunters. There are several tragic elements of this book that can make the adults cry, such as when Billy gets into a fight with another boy named Rubin. The author, Wilson Rawls has written it very well.
9. The Velveteen Rabbit, 1922–Margery Williams
The story of the Velveteen Rabbit is about a stuffed rabbit. This is handed over to a young man as a Christmas present. The rabbit wants to set free, or either to be given so much love by his owners so that it forgets its worries. Soon it becomes a favorite friend of that young person. The book is written by Margery Williams.
8. Bridge To Terabithia, 1977–Katherine Paterson
This is an award-winning children book. The story is about two teenagers, Jess and Leslie. Jess lives with four sisters on a farm. Leslie is living in a new colony. To escape the everyday problems, the two kids decide to create an imaginary kingdom. The story takes it climax from here.
7. Sad Book, 2004–Michael Rosen
Michael Rosen is a prolific book from a UK author, Michael Rosen. According to the story, a teenage Eddie dies of meningitis, making his parents feel sad for him. They start missing him too much. This is a book that will really make all the parents cry, so if you are to read it—be careful.
6. War Horse, 1982–Michael Morpurgo
English author Michael Morpurgo has written more than 120 books in his life. His children novel, War House, is very interesting. It is the story of a 1914 boy, Joey, who is sold to the army and ends up on the Western front in the midst of the First World War. The novel has many emotional passages.
5. Tuck Everlasting, 1975–Natalie Babbitt
The Tuck Everlasting is one of the most miserable books in the history. The story is about a lady who is tired of her daily life, and wants to escape. She goes into the woods close to her house, and reaches the Tuck family, who are immortal. The story of this book is very impressive.
4. A Taste Of Blackberries, 1973–Doris Buchanan Smith
This is an American Library Association Notable Book by Doris Buchanan Smith. Its story is about a ten years old narrator who collects blackberries with his best friend, Jamie, who is a naughty kid. The narrator takes all his friend’s activities lightly, but finally he suffers from one of them.
3. A Wrinkle In Time, 1962–Madeleine L’Engle
This is a book by Madeleine L’Engle. Its story is about Meg Murry, and her father who travel to a distant planet for the search of something hidden. Meg’s little brother is being controlled by another entity. She has to save him, but how she would is all what is told in this book.
2. Old Yeller, 1956–Fred Gipson
The Old Yeller is pretty interesting children book by Fred Gipson. It is the story of a 14-year-old Travis Coates, who runs his family. His father is on a cattle drive. A mangy dog has arrived at the ranch. How he would save the family from it? To know the answer, you must read this novel.It has won several awards, including a Newberry Honor.
1. Love You Forever, 1986–Robert Munsch
This Robert Munsch classic was published in 1986. It is about a mother who raises her son into adulthood. She faces a lot of difficulties in life, even when her son’s behavior isn’t nice enough, she never gives up. What an interesting theme of the book. Isn’t it? Since its publication, over 15 million copies have been sold.