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.
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut Book Poster Image
These award-winning books have been recognized for excellence and distinction in fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.
Big Cat, Little Cat Book Poster Image
These award-winning picture books have been recognized for excellence and distinction in illustration.
"Atlas" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
The dystopian tale comes alive in books, movies, games, and more.
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music Book Poster Image
Stories of the Latino experience for kids and teens.
Eerie Elementary Series Book Poster Image
Sometimes a good scare is just the thing.
The Book with No Pictures Book Poster Image
These books are sure to give young readers the giggles.
Blue Sky White Stars Book Poster Image
Tales for all ages that celebrate American history and heroes.
Guess How Much I Love You Book Poster Image
These stories celebrate the father-child relationship.
Bink & Gollie Book Poster Image
Illustrations and text mean fun for kids of all ages.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Book Poster Image
Build your child's first library with these classics and best picks.
A to Z Mysteries Series Book Poster Image
Figure out whodunit in fun mysteries for kids, tweens, and teens.
Rosa Book Poster Image
An important era in U.S. history comes alive.
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
Get great picks honored by the country's top book prizes.
The Only Fish in the Sea Book Poster Image
Strong characters, compelling stories make these titles great for everyone.
Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Vampires + werewolves + teen romance = a bona fide sensation.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Poster Image
Find out why kids just can't put these books down.
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Book Poster Image
Picture books and chapter books explore heroism during 9/11.
The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Myths, monsters, and more in exciting adventure series.
Chocolate Me! Book Poster Image
Growing up is hard work, but these books can help.