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Here’s Why This Teacher Says the Book “Rainbow Fish” Might Be Outdated

This 1990s childhood classic might bring fond memories for some, but one teacher has sparked a reexamination of its message.

The 2023 Newbery Medal Winner Was Just Announced

This historical fiction children's book won the prestigious award.


25 All-Time Best Book Series for Teens

Get sucked into new worlds with these standout book series for teens


Magic Tree House Just Turned 30—Here’s How to Read the Books in Order

The Magic Tree House series recently turned 30. Here's how to get your kids started reading this delightful, imaginative series...


Jeff Kinney on the Latest Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book and His Disney+ Film

Fifteen years after his first book rocketed him to international bestsellerdom, Jeff Kinney reflects on his new Diary of a...

The 9 Most Popular Fairy Tale Stories of All Time

From rags to riches and beasts to beanstalks, these are the fairy tale stories that shape our happily ever afters.


40 Best Christmas Books for Kids That Bring Magic to the Holidays

Who even needs the hottest toy when you have piles and piles of great Christmas books for kids to read?

106 Best Children’s Books of All Time

The best children's books capture imaginations, foster a love of reading and stay with readers long past childhood


36 Children’s Books About Diversity to Read to Your Kids

Fill your bookshelves with these entertaining children's books about diversity to educate your kids—and yourself—about equity and inclusion.


The 20 Best Nonfiction Books for Kids They Won’t Want to Put Down

Foster children's love of learning with these engaging books about real-life people and topics.


50 Best Books for Teens of All Time

Push your teen beyond required reading with young adult books that stand the test of time

77 Magical Harry Potter Quotes for Wizards and Muggles Alike

This collection of funny, touching, and just plain iconic quotes from Harry Potter will make you want to reread or re-watch the...


35 Graphic Novels Your Kids Will Love Reading

With a perfect balance of art and text, these comic-style books are enormously popular with young readers. Our roundup of...


15 Best Websites to Find Free Online Books for Kids

Yes, you can encourage your children to read (without going broke).


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15 Free Audiobooks Your Kids Will Love (and Where to Find Them)

Your children (and their imagination) will thank you later.


8 Children’s Nursery Rhymes That Are Actually Racist

Can a catchy little rhyme really be that problematic? Yes—and it’s one way racism was inextricably woven into American life....



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The Best Audiobooks for Your Next Family Road Trip

Audiobooks are perfect for passing the time on long car rides. These terrific selections will keep a wide range of...


7 Ways That Your Kid Is a Brat—And How Calm Parents Deal With It

Even the most angelic of kids can sometimes be a brat. Here, from the book 'Your Kid's a Brat and...


11 Early Reading Habits That Make Young Kids Love Books

How parents read to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can have a huge impact on how much they love reading and...


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27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear

"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."

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The Reader’s Digest Book Club: Your New Favorite Book Awaits

Get ready to meet your next favorite author! The "Reader's Digest" Book Club is your trusted friend for stories that’ll...