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Best Children’s Books of All Time

All Ages

Our Favorite Award-Winning Kids’ Books

These are some of our favorite award-winning books for kids — from Caldecott Medal winners to Newbery Medal winners and beyond.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Richard Scarry's 10 Best-Loved Picture Books

These titles will undoubtedly spark nostalgia for parents and caregivers, while giving a new generation a glimpse into the magical world that Scarry designed.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

A Timeless Tale of Transformation: Celebrating 50 Years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. What is it about this insatiable little critter that has captured our hearts for so many years?

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Tween

The 50 Best Books for 11- and 12-Year-Olds

What are the best books for 11- and 12-year-olds? Preteens need good books that both resonate with their complex lives as well as educate and entertain them. Our experts selected these 50 excellent titles that appeal to a range of interests, backgrounds, and even moods.

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Tween

The 50 Best Books for 9- and 10-Year-Olds

What are the best books to keep 9-year-olds and 10-year-olds reading, learning, and coming back for more? We asked the experts to find out.

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Tips & Advice

How to Use Book Awards to Find Great Children’s Books

If you dig deeper into book awards, you’ll find that loads are given on both the state and national levels, and they can serve as great resources for finding quality books for kids.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

And the Medal Goes To ... Celebrating the 2016 Newbery, Caldecott, and King Awards

The recipients of the 2016 Newbery, Caldecott, and Coretta Scott King Awards have been announced. Learn more about the top honorees, including Matt de la Peña's Last Stop on Market Street.

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Growing Reader

The 50 Best Books for 7- and 8-Year-Olds

What are the best books for 7-year-olds and 8-year-olds? Our panel of experts list their top 50 children's books for developing readers.

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Tween

Teen

Get to Know the 5 Finalists for the 2015 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

The National Book Awards just announced the finalists for the 2015 Young People’s Literature Award. Here's a closer look at the five nominees.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

The 50 Best Books for 5- and 6-Year-Olds

What are the best books for 5-year-olds and 6-year-olds? We went to the experts to find out. Here, the 50 best for growing readers.

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