The Best Family Read-Alouds Under $5

Grow your bookshelf on a budget with these expert-approved books.

Aug 28, 2023



The Best Family Read-Alouds Under $5

Aug 28, 2023

Reading aloud with your child not only deepens your bond with them, but it also sets a strong foundation for their language and literacy skills — and the benefits are even better when you can get the whole family to join in. 

These expert-approved read-alouds under $5 allow your child to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts and cover social-emotional topics that teach important life lessons about empathy and kindness

Getting the whole family to read together and discuss a book is a great way to sharpen your child's reading comprehension skills. Featuring favorites, like The Caring Me I Want to Be, these books will help spark conversations with your child about science, friendship, and other themes. 

Shop the most popular family read-alouds below and grow your child's library on a budget (check out more books under $5 for all ages)! You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store, where you get free shipping on book-only orders of $25+.

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