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Holiday Book Gifts for Kids of All Ages

Looking for gifts for your eager reader? Check out this hand-curated list from Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey -- perfect for all ages.
on December 08, 2017

In the newest installment of our Facebook Live video series, Live From Our Library, Scholastic Librarian Deimosa Webber-Bey unwrapped the top book gifts your young reader would love to receive during the holidays. If you're looking for the perfect present for your child this holiday season, take a look at her picks below. 

You can also watch the Live Chat here:


Why Am I Me? By Paige Britt, Sean Qualls, Selina Alko

Mama Lion Wins the Race by Jon J Muth

We Are Growing
by Laurie Keller


Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Shopkins: Shoppies: Let's Get Cooking! by Scholastic


LEGO Star Wars: R2–D2 and C–3P0's Guide to the Galaxy by Ace Landers

The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Sink or Swim by Judy Katschke

3rd - 5th Grade

Dog Man: Dog Man and Cat Kid (Dog Man #4) by Dav Pilkey

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Star Wars: Jedi Academy Book #5: The Force Oversleeps by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

6th - 8th Grade

Five Nights at Freddy's: The Twisted Ones by Scott Cawthon and Kira Breed-Wrisley

The Periodic Table by Sean Callery and Miranda Smith

Refugee by Alan Gratz

The Goldan Compass by Philip Pullman

High School

The Knowing by Sharon Cameron

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer


I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez

Hunger by Roxane Gay

Deimosa’s Favorites

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling

To find more resources like the books listed above, visit the Scholastic Parents Facebook Page.

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