Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations, and Games — Laszlo Polgar
This book is exactly what the title says. It is over 5,000 checkmates in on one, two, or three moves. Because almost every checkmate requires the assistance of another piece, it helps the student recognize situations when we only have two pieces to work with.

How to Beat Your Dad in Chess — Murray Chandler
This book focuses on endgame tactics. It helps the student recognize a checkmate earlier in the game when there are still many pieces on the board.

Chess Tactics For Kids — Murray Chandler
This is another fun book by Murray Chandler. It teaches kids to recognize and implement tactics into their game.

Chess for Dummies! — James Eade
It teaches some valuable tactics in a fun way. This book is also recommended because it has great stories about the history of the game and the players.

Chess Strategy Workbook — Todd Bardwick
This book is great in developing a plan. It is one part of a three-part series.

Learn Chess — John Nunn
This is the best book to teach parents how to play. Although it is not recommended for children, it is well organized and written in a clear way that all adult beginners can benefit from.