Children's Books & Authors

Themed Booklists

Sometimes it just takes one wonderful book to turn a kid into a reader. Tap into what interests your child. Browse these book lists selected by Maria Salvadore, our children's literature expert. These books are for kids up to 9 years old, focus on new titles, and emphasize quality. Happy Reading!

Recommended Books for Kids

Friends and family




Science and math

Me and my life

Social studies


Reading and language arts



Events and special days

Taking action

Favorite books

Fun and funny

Nighty night

Quotable Quotes: The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go. -- Dr. Seuss

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