Doug Dutton, a bookseller, shares his time-tested selections, old and new, as well as some hidden gems.
Honoring the "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children," these Newbery books include many of the best chapter books available.
These books invite your child to celebrate diverse festivals of light.
Whether your grade-schooler's a reluctant reader or a book addict, series packed with action, magic, history, and humor are sure to please.
Find a mix of books that have absolutely nothing to do with school — perfect for summer break.
Your independent reader will love the fantasy and adventures that take form in Kazu Kibuishi’s graphic novel series Amulet.
Your kids can learn about America's birthday with these fiction and nonfiction reads honoring our history.
Your advanced reader can discover these 10 titles by Walter Dean Myers, author of the critically-acclaimed YA novel Monster.
Your independent readers won't want to miss these exciting tales about our planet and the creatures that live on it.
Whether on the sandy shore or a comfy couch - these reads are sure to help independent readers fill their summer days with excitement.