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.
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.
Number the Stars 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.
DanTDM: Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal Book Poster Image
These books will grab your online fans offline.
The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Give 'em what they love: trilogies, multipart sagas, and tantalizing cliffhangers.
Amber Brown Series Book Poster Image
Middle grade sagas that will keep tween readers hooked.
Antiracist Baby Book Poster Image
Little gems for the youngest readers, from classics to new favorites.
A Is for Amber Series Book Poster Image
A lively selection for kids getting the hang of chapter books.
Dear Mr. Washington Book Poster Image
Colonists rise up in exciting stories of rebellion and forging a nation.
Big Cat, Little Cat Book Poster Image
Stories that can help kids cope in times of loss.
Cerca / Close Book Poster Image
Kids will gobble up these engaging picture books in both languages.
Everything, Everything Book Poster Image
Compelling stories of characters with serious illnesses.
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Book Poster Image
Find fiction, nonfiction, and memoirs perfect for engaging kids.
The Crossover Book Poster Image
Kids will get hooked by these exciting tales from today, the past, and fantasy worlds beyond.