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Science and nature books for middle schoolers

Tired of the dry, academic tomes that purport to teach science? GreatSchools rounds out our grade-by-grade recommendations for science and nature books with this excellent, irrevent collection by artist Simon Basher, plus topical picks on the environment and global warming.

10 best book series for young adults

Can't get your tween or teen excited about reading for pleasure? Welcome to the gateway books: Once your kids get hooked on the right series, they won't be able to stop.

10 best children's book series for grades 4 to 6

A great series can turn a reluctant reader into a life-long book lover. Here are our top picks to transform your older elementary child into an enthusiastic bookworm.

Parent picks: What middle-schoolers are reading this summer

GreatSchools members share their favorite children's books, from classics to trendy tales.

Reading Tips and Picks for Tweens and Teens

Summer is a great time to help your middle or high school student prepare for challenging reading assignments in the fall.

Summer reading ... for parents

How long has it been since you had a summer reading list? While it's tempting to take a few months off from the rigors of the special education world, the longer days of summer are a great time to dive into all those issues you've...

Beach reads for tweens

These popular, engaging titles will keep older kids' interest all summer long.

Timeless reads for tweens and teens

Looking for new books to inspire your tween or teen? Check out these YA works of fiction by noteworthy authors handpicked by Danielle Marshall and her team at Powell's Books.

Beach reads for teens

Older kids will discover magic, romance, and culture clash with these summertime reads.

Best new books for older kids

Teen-eating monsters, visiting angels, world-scourging viruses! This year's 6 best new page turners are sure to please your favorite tween or teen.

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