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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Stories to help kids feel good about their bodies and move beyond gender stereotypes.
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Batter up! Home-run stories for baseball fans.
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Stories with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning characters.
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These picks celebrate African American people and culture.
We Belong Together: A Book about Adoption and Families Book Poster Image
Stories about adopted kids that all kinds of readers can enjoy.
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Great books that explore the family dynamic.
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Jump-start great discussions with these talk-worthy tales.
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Beware: Creatures of the night will capture your imagination.
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Relatable books about bullying for kids of all ages.
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Imagine the future with books for fans of the Hunger Games.
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What's so tough about sixth through eighth grade?
Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire! Book Poster Image
Memorable books of verse for kids of all ages.
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Picture books make learning your ABCs loads of fun.
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Help your little one get ready for school!
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Turn kids into bookworms with page-turning tales.
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Take one of these along if you're looking for a book that's fun, thrilling, imaginative, mysterious, or romantic.
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Discovering a favorite series is like making new friends.
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Kids can relate to characters facing all sorts of challenges.
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Kids are sure to identify with these witty, relatable characters.
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From ancient tales to immigrant struggles in the U.S., this list offers a wide variety of stories.