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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.
Discover (or revisit) stories that stand the test of time.
Snuggle up with these stories full of hugs and kisses.
Help your kids understand why people sometimes rise up and demand change.
Stories with lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender characters.
These picks celebrate African-American people and culture.
Stories about adopted kids that all kinds of readers can enjoy.
Great books that explore the family dynamic.
These memorable picks will have romantic readers swooning.
Imagining the future -- books for fans of The Hunger Games.
What's so tough about sixth through eighth grade?
Picture books make learning your ABCs loads of fun.
Help your little one get ready for school!
Stories about first-day jitters to coping with teachers.
Take one of these along if you're looking for a book that's fun, thrilling, imaginative, mysterious, or romantic.
Get a jump on books that make many teachers' must-read lists.
From tales of exotic lands to immigrant struggles in the U.S., this list offers a wide variety of stories.
From historical fiction to gritty contemproary novels, these books go beyond stereotypes.
Lois Lowry's enduring series about a flawed utopian society.
Stories of kids and teens at camp go way beyond canoes and s'mores.
Relatable middle schooler gets caught in awkward and funny predicaments in book series and comics collections.