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Whether you’re looking for kid’s books online to read to your small humans or because you’re young at heart, we’ve got the best kid lit recommendations! Our kid’s books post cover everything from children’s picture books to chapter books for kids to middle grade fiction recommendations.

12 of the Best New Children’s Books Out October 2023

This list of October children's book releases includes books by Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, Amber McBride, and more.

15 Delightful Interactive Books for Toddlers

Stomp, wiggle, and clap. The best interactive books for toddlers are great for shared storytime sessions with your littles.

8 Picture Books Featuring Multicultural and Mixed Race Families

These 8 picture books showcase the love and diversity of family with mixed race and multicultural families of all sorts.

9 Great Graphic Novels for Preteens

None of us escape the preteen years of puberty and social pressures without some upheaval. These graphic novels for preteens can help.

12 Of The Best New Children’s Books Out September 2023

This list of September children's book releases includes a review of the newest picture book by Amanda Gorman and Christian Robinson.

How to Get Students Back Into Reading After Summer Break

The summer slump can set back children's progress in reading. Here are some tips on how to reawaken their love of reading.

Our Blue Ribbon List of Books for BLUEY Fans of All Ages

Looking for books for fans of BLUEY? Look no further! We're cereal.

A Girl and Her Horse: Who Gets to Be a “Horse Girl” In Fiction?

Let's take a look at "horse girl" stories past and present: who they represent and how they compare to the real equestrian world.

Best Picture Books for Building Classroom Community

I’ve used these books to connect with students, impart the importance of our mutual respect, and create a classroom community.

Have Fun, Play Hard, Get Dirty: 12 Books to Encourage Kids Outside

Step away from the screens! This short list of books will inspire any kid to get outside and see what the fuss is about.