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10 Best E-Reading Apps for Kids

Whether your child likes reading fiction, non-fiction, magazines, or storybooks, these top-rated apps will help build her own personal library and encourage her love of reading. read more

10 Favorite Books for Kids

10 Favorite Books for KidsLet your child's imagination soar with these top titles and matching activities. Great Books for Little Kids read more

12 Back-to-School Books for Kids of All Ages

Starting the school year is a universally exciting and nerve-wracking time for kids (and their parents!). Whether your child is off to preschool, kindergarten, middle school, or any grade in between, find some classic and new back-to-school stories that will help prepare and excite him for the year ahead! Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages! read more

12 Children's Books That Help Explain Tragedies and Death

It can be incredibly difficult to explain tragedy and death to a young child, and to help them cope. Whether your family is facing a personal loss of a family member or friend, or is struggling with the news of a community or national tragedy, find some children's books that can help kids learn about coping with sad and scary news, death, and grief. read more

13 Best Kids' Books Turned Movies

Your favorite children's books are now major motion pictures! Check out which childhood favorites have been turned into movies, and find the perfect one to watch with your child. Then, talk to your child about how the movie and book compared. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages! read more

15 Books to Help Kids Overcome Their Fears

Childhood can bring a lot of phobias and anxiety — fear of the dark, or thunder, or monsters, or going to the doctor, or the potty, or school, or the dentist... Eek! So here's a list of great children's books to help kids cure their inner worrywart and rest easy. Looking for more? Use our Book Finder tool to search for new books for kids of all ages! read more

8 Great Children's Books About Autism

8 Great Children's Books About Autism About 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the CDC, so your family probably knows someone with autism. Help your child learn more about ASDs by reading these children's books about autism for kids of all ages, from preschoolers to teens. Read the books during Autism Awareness Month (April) or anytime you think your child could gain a better understanding of a classmate, neighbor, friend, or sibling who is "on the spectrum." read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events Book the Second Quiz

Test your knowledge on the second Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Second, The Reptile Room. read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Eleventh Quiz

Test your knowledge on the eleventh Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Eleventh, The Grim Grotto. read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the First Quiz

Test your knowledge on the first Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the First, The Bad Beginning. read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Fourth Quiz

Test your knowledge on the fourth Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Fourth, The Miserable Mill. read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Tenth Quiz

Test your knowledge on the tenth Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Tenth, The Slippery Slope. read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Third Quiz

Test your knowledge on the third Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Third, The Wide Window. read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Thirteenth Quiz

Test your knowledge on the thirteenth Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Thirteenth, The End. read more

A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Twelfth Quiz

Test your knowledge on the twelfth Lemony Snicket book, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Twelfth, The Penultimate Peril. read more

And Now, Miguel Word Search

Children will enjoy completing this puzzle about the award-winning book by Joseph Krumgold. read more

Anne of Green Gables Quiz

Test your knowledge about the classic children's book series, Anne of Green Gables, with this quiz. read more

Best Books for Children

Best Books for Children read more

Best Books for Young Children

Best Books for Young ChildrenThe following books are suggested for children up to age eight (many are loved by much older children, too), either for reading by or to the child. This list has been compiled from several sources. read more

Book Review: A Twisted Tale

Book Review: A Twisted TaleThis Book is More Fun Than a Barrel of MonkeysTitle: A Twisted TaleAuthor: Carolyn FisherPublisher: Alfred A. Knopf Picture book; Ages 4-8 read more

Book Review: Bud, Not Buddy

Book Review: Bud, Not BuddyAuthor: Christopher Paul Curtis Publisher: Random House Books for Young ReadersAges: 8-12 Bud, Not Buddy is a wonderful choice to read. Winner of many prizes including the Newbery Medal and Corretta Scott King Award, this story is a rare find. read more

Book Review: Unlovable

Book Review: UnlovableA story as cute as its title character Title: UnlovableAuthor: Dan YaccarinoPublisher: Henry Holt and Company Picture book; Ages 3-7 read more

Books for Ages 5-6

Books for Ages 5-6Agapanthus Hum and Major Bark, by Jennifer Plecas When she loses a tooth, Agapanthus discovers that she can make an angel hoot by blowing through the hole in her smile. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, by Judith Viorst On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too. read more

Books for Ages 7-8

Books for Ages 7-8Agapanthus Hum and Major Bark , by Jennifer Plecas When she loses a tooth, Agapanthus discovers that she can make an angel hoot by blowing through the hole in her smile. read more

Books for Ages 9-10

Books for Ages 9-10Charlotte's Web, by E. B. White Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte decides to help him. read more

Bookworm Quiz

Test your knowledge of Katie Kazoo, Judy Moody, Ramona, and other terrific titles. read more

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryAuthor: Roald Dahl Publishers: Alfred A. Knopf (hardcover), Puffin Books (paperback) Original Publication Date: 1964 read more

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The Movie

You've read the book, but what do you know about the film version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? read more

Charlotte's Web Quiz: Quotes

In Charlotte's Web, by E.B. White, who said each of these quotes? read more

Charlotte's Web Word Search

Find all of the Charlotte's Web words within this word search. read more