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Part of becoming a strong reader is learning to pick books that fit you as a reader. A book should interest the child, but should also challenge him/her as a reader, but not so much that he/she can't comprehend the book. I definitely want to have a poster like this in my class someday because I want to do all I can to help my students become better readers.
How to pick a book to help children involve themselves in texts they will enjoy. I feel people often lose their love of reading because they forget that you can read simply for the sake of reading. This can help students remember that they can select books that they will enjoy and they will be engaged in.
Daily Five: Just Right Books LOVE the t-shirt analogy visual with this chart, like shoes but perhaps a little easier to understand