The Best Children's Book Sets by Age

These exciting collections are parent favorites for advancing reading skills.

Dec 01, 2023



The Best Children's Book Sets by Age

Dec 01, 2023

One of the most powerful and memorable ways to help your child fall in love with reading is with a great book. But even better are book sets: Kids can get a lot of use out of a book set that captivates their imagination for months or even years to come.

When kids read a slew of books in a series, it develops their comprehension, social-emotional skills, vocabulary, and knowledge on a particular subject. It also makes reading subsequent books in the series easier and more enjoyable — even for reluctant readers

“Reading daily for a minimum of 20 minutes and having conversations with children about what they are reading will help build fluency, enhance vocabulary, and foster a deeper comprehension. Children who read regularly do better in school, not just in reading but in all subjects,” says Karen Burke, senior vice president of data analysis and academic planning at Scholastic Education. Book sets are a great way to ensure families are stocked and ready to meet this daily goal!

What's more, Scholastic has exclusive sets, such as Raise a Reader Sets. This provides your growing reader with a unique selection of books to choose from. For example, the book set Read Aloud Favorites (Ages 4-8) includes popular and diverse titles from fractured fairy tales to empowering true stories. Your child will have a chance to explore different genres with a collection that includes a variety of books. 

Whether they're just starting out with Clifford or advancing into graphic novels like Dog Man, nonfiction books like Who Would Win?, or a fantasy series like Harry Potter, these book sets are perfect for every reader. 

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Ages 3-5

Ages 6-8

Ages 9-12

Ages 13+

Plus, are you looking for holiday gifts for kids? Explore trending books, gifts to spark their imagination, and ideas to instill a love of reading and learning in our Holiday Gift Guide. You'll find everything you need for a book-filled holiday, including top reads under $5! Plus, explore Hanukkah books for kids, stories about the holidays, stocking stuffers for kids, and the very best children's books for gifts.

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