Tween

10 Classics for Kids (That They’ll Actually Enjoy Reading)

by Melissa Taylor

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Children’s classics are those dog-eared, note-filled books that young readers love, share, and remember for years to come. They’re books that compel thinking, rereading, relating, and enjoying. They’re books that endure for generations because of their universal themes.

I know what you might be thinking. No, classics are not boring. At least, they don’t have to be.

Though literary scholars may disagree with my layman’s definition of a classic book, the eleven classics listed here all share an important characteristic: they’re interesting to real readers!

At least one of these timeless stories is sure to pass muster with your young critic.