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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

7 Best Children's Books About Food

Do you have a picky eater on your hands? Reading books about food together can help inspire a love of foods and eating in your child, and even get them on the right track of healthy eating. Luckily, you can find dozens of amazing books from some of your favorite authors (and new ones, too!) to share your love of healthy eating with your child. Here are seven of the best children's books about food (especially for picky eaters, ages two through eight): read more

7 Books For Kids That Teach Kindness and Good Manners

Here's a list of heartwarming books for kids that teach empathy and kindness. Add them to your personal library today! Find more books on bullying, feelings, and other tough topics in our Book Finder.   read more

7 Fantastic Books to Teach Your Kids About Diversity

Reading books is one of the best ways to teach your children about diversity. Whether the stories include imagery of real people or use objects as a metaphor, these books are great stepping stones for starting conversations on a variety of topics. 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

8 Groundhog Day Books Kids Will Adore

Groundhog Day! by Gail Gibbons introduces young readers to the legendary groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, and the origins of Groundhog Day. Kids will also learn about a groundhog's diet, habitat, and family! read more

8 Of Our Favorite Valentine's Day Books for All Ages

Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse!By Laura Numeroff Follow along with beloved Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he creates valentines for his friends at school. Children will learn how to give compliments and be kind to classmates with this positive story! Price: $5.69 (hardcover) Age Range: 4-8 years 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

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

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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

Beyond Dr. Seuss: 8 Best Rhyming Books for Kids

Just about every kid knows The Cat in the Hat and Horton Hears a Who!, but there are other authors out there with a gifted sense of rhythm for the child who loves rhyming books. Check out our top picks for the best books that incorporate rhyme, including some classics and a few new favorites. 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