Stir up kids' imagination and intellect with this list of educational books that will get young brains cooking. These aren't just boring textbooks or things kids read in school. This list includes both fact and fiction and features mythology, poetry, puzzles, science, and history -- including some real-life characters whose stories are stranger than fiction. From adventures on the Magic School Bus to the scientific curiosity of Calpurnia Tate, these awesome characters will have your kids and tweens hooked on learning in no time! And for more ways to learn, try our list of the Best Nonfiction Books for Kids.