The Best New Children's Books of the Month

Keep kids swimming in books with the newest page-turners for all ages.

May 31, 2024



The Best New Children's Books of the Month

May 31, 2024

Dive into new titles making a splash this month! As kids head into summer break, there's no better time to refresh their home library and encourage them to build a summer reading routine

Stock up for a summer of fun and adventure with bright books to explore all season.

Whether your child is exploring picture books, graphic novels, or chapter books, there are plenty of titles they won't want to miss this June. These books, which cover important themes like friendship and empathy among others, are full of rich narratives and unforgettable characters.

For younger readers, share the latest addition in the popular Princess Truly series, I Am a Leader! From supporting her friends as class leader to guiding lost ducklings back to their mother, Princess Truly teaches kids how to lead the way and take action to help those around them.

Explore more books about kindness and empathy to inspire kids.

Video game fanatics and graphic novel lovers will delight in Academy for Roblox Pros Graphic Novel #1: Attack of the Zombies, the first book of the unofficial Roblox graphic novel series. When Mitch and his friends accidentally uncover a door that transports them into Roblox Academy, they must work together to navigate the digital world. Do they have what it takes? Or will the mysterious villain, Mr. Warlock, turn them all into zombies?

Build upon your child’s interests with the best books about video games.

Meanwhile, older readers will be captivated by Asking for a Friend.

This relatable middle grade story explores complex themes about honesty, social anxiety, self-acceptance, and more as readers follow the journey of Eden Jones as they navigate the ups and downs of true friendship.

Shop the best new books of June for kids of all ages to read below! You can find more new releases and activities at The Scholastic Store.

Board Books

Early Elementary Books

Middle Grade Books

Graphic Novels

Nonfiction Books

Young Adult Books

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