25+ Timeless Chapter Books for Kids

Introduce your child to unforgettable characters who will always have a special place in their heart.
Nov 16, 2022

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25+ Timeless Chapter Books for Kids

Nov 16, 2022

Remember curling up with a great book on the living room couch, and becoming so invested in the story that your parents had to ask you more than once to come to dinner? If so, then you know that when you meet special characters, they become your friends for life.

You don't have to leave them behind in the nostalgia of years past. Carry on the very special tradition of enjoying timeless chapter books by giving them as gifts to your kids. These books introduce widely-loved narratives, unforgettable characters, and important life lessons, all while boosting children's reading comprehension skills.

Some also reintroduce favorite friends: For instance, The Baby-Sitters Club #1-12 Collection offers fresh editions of the classic series. One day, your child will be able to share how the stories were a special childhood memory for them. The iconic Goosebumps series — celebrating its 30th anniversary this year — will send chills down your reader's spine. You and your child can bond over which characters were the most frightening and why! 

Shop timeless chapter books for kids below! You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store

(If you’re planning to give newer releases to your child, be sure to check out Edgy Books Your Pre-Teen Will Love and Books Every Kid Should Read Before Turning 13. Plus, explore our Scholastic Parents book lists to discover the best children's books by age, interest, and more! )

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