Bedtime Books for Children

Baby & Toddler


Sleepytime Stories: Books to Help Children Build a Bedtime Routine

Create a nighttime ritual that works for your family using these stories that illustrate the link between bedtime routines and falling asleep.


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8 Ways to Prevent Tweens from Backsliding This Summer

You can prevent dreaded summer learning loss by keeping your kids’ brains engaged throughout the summer. Here’s how.

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Growing Reader

A Summer Reading Star Chart for Beginning Readers

This easy, at-home activity helps beginning readers keep track of new books, mark the achievement of reading them, and most importantly, step back and think: Which ones were really, really great?




Forging Quiet Friendships: Tips to Help Introverted Kids Make True Friends

There’s no single trick to finding a true, devoted friend, but the tips offered here, from the book Quiet Power, can help kids who are more introverted form valuable connections.



Growing Reader


Read Globally: 20 Vibrant Books That Introduce Indian Folktales, Culture, and History to Kids

The energy and complexity of India's religions, languages, politics, and geographies have given rise to ancient epic poems, traditional fables, humorous tales, and fantastic new adventures.

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10 Things You Can Do This Summer to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

The summer is the perfect time to help prepare your child for the transition to kindergarten. Here are some things you can do at home to get them ready.



10 Middle Grade Adventures for Kids Interested in But Not Yet Ready for YA

Adventure-loving tweens who are drawn to, but not quite ready for, the thrilling action of teen series like The Hunger Games are sure to get hooked on these fast-paced middle grade stories.

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Grown-Up Reads

7 Great Books to Help Parents and Their Kids Grow This Summer

Parents looking to add more tools to their parenting skillset, and gain insights that will help their kids grow this summer and beyond, will want to consider adding these smart titles to their summer reading list.


Just For Fun

9 Hilarious Parodies of Classic Picture Books

Here are some of the funniest spoofs on beloved children's books for kids and adults, including parodies of Goodnight Moon, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and more.


Grown-Up Reads

Tips & Advice

From Teacher to Parent: Positive Discipline Tools That Work

The Positive Discipline approach provides a model that takes everyday misbehaviors and turns these trying moments into opportunities to teach children the important life skills they’ll need to be successful in the long-term.