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.
A Bean, a Stalk and a Boy Named Jack Book Poster Image
Whether classic or modern, these have an extra magic touch.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Poster Image
All of J.K. Rowling's magical novels, plus a few bonus books.
From Twinkle, with Love Book Poster Image
Relatable stories of young love set in the real world.
The Midnight Library Book Poster Image
"Check out" this list of our favorite library tales.
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Adventures in Wonderland Movie Poster Image
Not all versions of this classic story are right for all kids.
Twilight: The Twilight Saga, Book 1 Book Poster Image
We pick the best of the best for teen book lovers.
The Opal Deception: Artemis Fowl, Book 4 Book Poster Image
We pick the best of the best for preteens and young teens.
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Book Poster Image
We pick the best of the best for independent readers.
The Hello, Goodbye Window Book Poster Image
We pick the best of the best for the littlest readers.
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Book Poster Image
Get kids who like cars and trucks vrooming with these picks.
Clementine Book Poster Image
Powerful stories about memorable, relatable characters.
Corduroy Book Poster Image
Great art + memorable stories = surefire hits for kids.
The Detective's Assistant Book Poster Image
Finished Nancy Drew? Check out these great girl gumshoes.
The Adventures of Odysseus Book Poster Image
Gods, goddesses, and monsters -- oh my!
Small Beauties: The Journey of Darcy Heart O'Hara Book Poster Image
These gripping stories will make history come alive for kids and teens.
The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird Book Poster Image
From time travel to space adventures, this list has it all.
Charlotte's Web Book Poster Image
Some stories are just meant to pull at your heartstrings.
Fetch Book Poster Image
From bears to bunnies -- check out great "tails" for kids.
The Paper Princess Book Poster Image
Kids won't be able to put down these exciting stories.
Jazz Age Josephine Book Poster Image
Sometimes the best stories are the true ones.