Reading

Help your child develop a lifelong love of reading with these tips and ideas for making it fun. Plus: What should your child be reading over the summer? Find out here.

5 Books to Help You Raise a Globally Minded Child

Saira Siddiqui, founder of Confessions of a Muslim MOMmaholic, shares her top picks.

Fun Summer Reads for Fifth and Sixth Graders

What can compete with texts, Minecraft, and listening to Taylor Swift? These books can.

8 Books and Movies to Get Kids Ready for Halloween

From old classics to new yarns, Julie Winterbottom, author of the new book Frightlopedia, gives you the lowdown on the best books to help your kiddo gear up for the 31st.

Age-by-Age Guide to Reading to Your Baby

Get your child to fall in love with reading at an early age.

10 Best Children's Books of 2016

Clever plots and cool characters abound in these top titles nominated by our panel of children's librarians and tested with kids.

4 Ways to Make Reading Fun

By taking a playful, pressure-free approach, you'll help your child enjoy books on his own in practically no time.

"Is It Possible for My Child to Read Too Much?"

When does being a bookworm cross the line?

Get Your Kids Excited About Books: 3 to 4 Years

Raise a book lover with our quick tips and book recommendations for reading to toddlers.

3 Things to Help Kids Read

Reading is an important life skill, and young children need a lot of practice in and out of the classroom. Learn what 3 things parents should do in order to help their kids read.

Tips on Reading to Your Baby

Don't skip the bedtime story, because reading is one of the most important things you can do to encourage your munchkin's language development. Here are seven tips for reading to your baby.

Pharrell Singing About Books With Elmo and Cookie Monster Will Make Your Day

Get ready to have this catchy tune stuck in your head the rest of the day.

Finally! A New Harry Potter Book Comes Out This Weekend

And there are parties all over the country to celebrate. Are you taking your kids?

The Best Books Age by Age: Big Kids

Check out some of our favorite books for kindergartners and school-age kids.

Get Your Kids Excited About Books: 1 to 2 Years

Raise a book lover with our quick tips and book recommendations for reading to 1- to 2-year-olds.

Get Your Kids Excited About Books: 5 to 6 Years

Raise a book lover with our quick tips and book recommendations for reading with preschoolers.

Before Your Child Starts Reading...

Learning to read is a huge life lesson. Before your child starts to tackle this skill, here's what you should know.

Get Your Kids Excited About Books: Birth to 12 Months

Raise a book lover with our quick tips and book recommendations for reading to newborns.

Reading Nook Canopy

Create an irresistible retreat with our no-sew canopy made from a bed sheet and a quilting hoop.

Fun Summer Reads for Third and Fourth Graders

These titles for soon-to-be third and fourth graders are so spellbinding they'll be able to compete with TV, apps, and other distractions.

Fun Summer Reads for First and Second Graders

Even when school's out, books are still in. These titles will keep soon-to-be first- and second-graders entertained on road trips, rainy days, and whenever else they can crack open a chapter.

What's the Fuss About Phonics?

How educators are making learning to read easier and more fun.

How to Raise a Book Lover

This summer, transform your reluctant reader into a book lover.

Jarrett Krosoczka's Tips for Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Jarrett Kroscozka, author and illustrator of the popular Lunch Lady and Platypus Police Squad series, shares his tips for encouraging a love of reading in kids.

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' Author Jeff Kinney Has Some Great Advice for Raising a Reader

Bestselling children's author Jeff Kinney reflects on how he learned to enjoy reading and offers some advice for parents on raising readers.

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