Recommendations for Kids

Discover your new favorite book by exploring our curated lists. 

Best New Youth Books

  • Cover image for Muslim Girls Rise

    Muslim Girls Rise

    Saira Mir

    Muslim Girls Rise

    Saira Mir

    Little Leaders meets Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in this gorgeous nonfiction picture book that introduces readers to nineteen powerhouse Muslim women who rose up and made their voices heard.

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  • Cover image for Kid Activists

    Kid Activists

    Robin Stevenson

    Kid Activists

    Robin Stevenson

    Moving, relatable, and totally true childhood biographies of Martin Luther King Jr., Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Malala Yousafzai, and 12 other inspiring activists.

    Read more about Kid Activists.
  • Cover image for Clean Getaway

    Clean Getaway

    Nic Stone

    Clean Getaway

    Nic Stone

    "For the life of him, William "Scoob" Lamar can't seem to stay out of trouble--and now the run-ins at school have led to lockdown at home.

    Read more about Clean Getaway.
  • Cover image for A Flicker of Courage

    A Flicker of Courage

    Deb Caletti

    A Flicker of Courage

    Deb Caletti

    "Four ordinary kids must find the courage to face their town's evil leader when he turns their friend into a naked lizard, prompting an extraordinary adventure"--

    Read more about A Flicker of Courage.
  • Cover image for Me and Banksy

    Me and Banksy

    Tanya Lloyd Kyi

    Me and Banksy

    Tanya Lloyd Kyi

    A Banksy-style protest against cameras in classrooms brings a group of middle-grade students together. For fans of Rebecca Stead, Susin Nielsen and Gordon Korman.

    Read more about Me and Banksy.
  • Cover image for Reach for the Skai

    Reach for the Skai

    Skai Jackson

    Reach for the Skai

    Skai Jackson

    Actress and activist Skai Jackson shares her lessons on life and her rise to stardom in this vibrant memoir about self-acceptance, girl empowerment, and the classy clapback.

    Read more about Reach for the Skai.
  • Cover image for The Poison Eaters

    The Poison Eaters

    Gail Jarrow

    The Poison Eaters

    Gail Jarrow

    Here is the fascinating true story of how food was made safer to eat thanks to the stubborn dedication of government chemist Dr.

    Read more about The Poison Eaters.
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    Survivors of the Holocaust

    Kath Shackleton, Ryan Jones

    Survivors of the Holocaust

    Kath Shackleton, Ryan Jones

    Between 1933 and 1945, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party were responsible for the persecution of millions of Jews across Europe.

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  • Cover image for The Midwinter Witch

    The Midwinter Witch

    Molly Knox Ostertag

    The Midwinter Witch

    Molly Knox Ostertag

    The acclaimed graphic novel world of The Witch Boy and The Hidden Witch comes to a thrilling conclusion in this story of friendship, family, and finding your true power. Magic has a dark side . .

    Read more about The Midwinter Witch.

Best New Picture Books & Easy Readers

  • Cover image for Small Walt and Mo the Tow

    Small Walt and Mo the Tow

    Elizabeth Verdick

    Small Walt and Mo the Tow

    Elizabeth Verdick

    “Rosenthal’s drawings feel like a contemporary take on [Virginia Lee] Burton’s spirit.” —The New York Times Book Review “Children ages 3–7 will rejoice as in Marc Rosenthal’s retro illustrations th

    Read more about Small Walt and Mo the Tow.
  • Cover image for Fun, Fun, Fun!

    Fun, Fun, Fun!

    Derek Anderson

    Fun, Fun, Fun!

    Derek Anderson

    For fans of Elephant & Piggie and Frog & Toad comes an easy-to-read series about another unlikely pair: Croc and Ally.

    Read more about Fun, Fun, Fun!.
  • Cover image for Look Out! A Storm!

    Look Out! A Storm!

    David Milgrim

    Look Out! A Storm!

    David Milgrim

    Otto and his friends are back in this Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read by New York Times bestselling author/illustrator, David Milgrim. Look Out! A Storm!

    Read more about Look Out! A Storm!.
  • Cover image for Charlie & Mouse Even Better

    Charlie & Mouse Even Better

    Laurel Snyder

    Charlie & Mouse Even Better

    Laurel Snyder

    In this heartwarming follow-up to Laurel Snyder's awardwinning beginning chapter book Charlie & Mouse, the two brothers prepare to celebrate one very special birthday: their mom's!

    Read more about Charlie & Mouse Even Better.
  • Cover image for ¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market

    ¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market

    Raúl the Third

    ¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market

    Raúl the Third

    Richard Scarry’s Busytown gets a Mexican-American makeover in the marketplace of a buzzing border town from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.

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  • Cover image for The Titanosaur

    The Titanosaur

    Diego Pol, José Luis Carballido

    The Titanosaur

    Diego Pol, José Luis Carballido

    Scholastic and the American Museum of Natural History join forces in a thrilling new picture book about the discovery of the Titanosaur -- the biggest, heaviest creature to ever walk Earth!

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    Garden Day!

    Candice Ransom

    Garden Day!

    Candice Ransom

    A welcome-to-spring Step 1 reader featuring the family from Pumpkin Day!, Apple Picking Day!, and Snow Day! It's springtime, and the perfect day to plant a garden!

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  • Cover image for Puddle

    Puddle

    Richard Jackson

    Puddle

    Richard Jackson

    A surprising, universal, and gorgeously illustrated story about self-acceptance, love, friendship, and the joy of embracing different perspectives, this beautiful picture book by acclaimed author R

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    Because

    Mo Willems

    Because

    Mo Willems

    Mo Willems, a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, composes a powerful symphony of chance, discovery, persistence, and magic in this moving tale of a young girl's journey

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