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.
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Open the world to young readers with some fun chapter books.
Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Lively reads show kids living with challenges.
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Compelling and thought-provoking tales for tweens.
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Dive into chapter books that promise laughs, adventure, magic, mystery, and more.
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Hit the road (or the beach!) with these fun reads.
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Kids and teens work out depression, anxiety, and more in these compelling stories.
Al Capone Does My Shirts: A Tale from Alcatraz, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Adventures in middle school, history, outer space, and beyond.
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Kid-pleasing tales to read alone -- or aloud.
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Engaging stories for experimenters, coders, and puzzle solvers.
How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine Book Poster Image
A variety of stories to help kids and teens gain empathy and understanding.
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YA novels that deal with sexual assault and its aftermath.
Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
Eye-opening stories of what it's like to make a life in a new land.
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From silly rhymes to riveting novels in verse.
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Snuggle up with these stories full of hugs and kisses.
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These memorable picks will have romantic readers swooning.
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Find great reads that have won the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award.
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Relatable stories of misfits, outsiders, and finding acceptance.
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Compelling stories of kids and teens affected by their parents' separation.
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Opciones excelentes que inspiran a niños y jóvenes de todas las edades a practicar el agradecimiento
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Get in a festive mood with these super seasonal stories.