These 100 Incredible Books Under $5 Will Inspire a Love for Reading

Build your home library on a budget with this diverse collection of books!

Aug 23, 2023



These 100 Incredible Books Under $5 Will Inspire a Love for Reading

Aug 23, 2023

If you want your child to read more, it's important to expose them to a wide variety of books so they can discover what topics they like most. When a child chooses their own books, they build a keen interest in reading and continue to develop important skills (while having fun!). However, doing so can sometimes be costly – which is why our editors have pulled together this list of budget-friendly books for you. 

This diverse collection of books features a variety of genres and reading levels. And for under $5, these books are a fantastic way to build a robust home library on a budget and help your child develop a love for reading. 

Shop 100 budget-friendly books below! You can find all books and resources at The Scholastic Store, where you'll get free shipping on book-only orders over $25. 

(If you’re looking for more affordable books to stock your home library, check out The Best Family Read-Alouds Under $5 and Engaging Book Sets for Every Age Under $30.)

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