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Best books: Our Recommendations for Families

Sure, your kids love Harry Potter and Twilight -- but what else will keep young bookworms reading? Whether you're on the hunt for classic kids' books or best sellers, our "best books" lists are full of stories that are bound to spark kids' imagination and keep the pages turning.
Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? Book Poster Image
Snuggle-ready bedtime reads to cozy up with.
The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Futuristic fiction, from outer space to artificial intelligence.
The Belles Book Poster Image
Imagination reigns in these fantastic reads.
The Belles Book Poster Image
These stories show teen boys and girls facing -- and overcoming -- the pressure to look "perfect."
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice Book Poster Image
Compelling stories of struggle and courage from the Civil War to the present.
I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
Brave stories of social justice heroes, from former slaves to civil rights leaders to NBA all-stars.
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Book Poster Image
Stories of great achievements, from the Underground Railroad to the space race, jazz, hip-hop, and more.
The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls Book Poster Image
These guides and novels cover everything from facts to feelings.
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Book Poster Image
Picture books, fiction, and nonfiction published in 2017.
Kids Like Us Book Poster Image
Check out the young adult fiction and nonfiction published in 2017.
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man Book Poster Image
A super list of books about superheroes and supervillains.
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
True stories, biographies, and fact-filled books for kids hungry for information.
The Secret of Nightingale Wood Book Poster Image
Stories that capture bravery and sacrifice, from the trenches to the skies.
The War I Finally Won Book Poster Image
Stories of both suffering and courage in World War II.
Abraham Book Poster Image
Bloody battles and heroic soldiers, citizens, leaders, and enslaved people mark these stories of courage and conflict.
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Book Poster Image
Books celebrating women who broke barriers offer inspiring role models for girls (and boys).
Year of the Jungle Book Poster Image
Remember and honor those who died in service with these patriotic picks.
Charlotte's Web Book Poster Image
Get ahead this summer with books on many teachers' must-read lists.
Henry and Mudge Series Book Poster Image
Short, simple chapter books to capture kids' interest and keep 'em reading.
Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Stories about stepping into the spotlight -- not for actors only.

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