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.

Girl Power! Chelsea Clinton Shares Her Favorite Kids' Books With Strong Female Characters

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and mom-of-two, shares her favorite books to read to daughter Charlotte and son Aidan in honor of Women's History Month.

5 Books to Help You Raise a Globally Minded Child

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

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.

7 Travel-Themed Books for Kids

Widen your kid's worldview with the latest travel reads.

Children's Authors' Favorite Books of All Time

Children's book authors such as Kate DiCamillo and Jeff Kinney reveal their favorite classic children's books, including titles like Charlotte's Web, The Velveteen Rabbit, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.

First-Graders Are Better Readers Than They Were a Decade Ago

Children entering first grade in 2013 had better skills than similar students 12 years prior, according to a new study.

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?

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.

The Best Books Age by Age: Big Kids

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

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.

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.

Fun Summer Reads for Fifth and Sixth Graders

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

9 Strategies for Summer Reading

Whether you have a reluctant reader or a bookworm, make the most of school break.

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.

Dav Pilkey Chats Books, Engaging Reluctant Readers, and More

Dav Pilkey, author of the wildly popular Captain Underpants and Dog Man books, talks about what got him into reading and offers advice for young reluctant readers.

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.

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.

How to Raise a Book Lover

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

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.

'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.

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.

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.