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Parent picks: What preschoolers are reading this summer

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

Reading wizards

What's better than reading Harry Potter? Visiting the magical world of Hogwarts with a group of friends.

101 books for the college-bound

Sharing one of the classics with your child is an activity you can both treasure.

Way back when: Readers' favorite books

Thanks to the many readers who shared their favorite childhood books. Here's the complete list.

Activities for Pre-Readers and Beginning Readers

Help your child get excited about books by creating a personalized book mark or writing a book of her own.

Bait-and-switch symptoms

Worried your child has a learning disability or behavioral problem? Make sure his eyes and ears are tuned in before testing his brain.


Parent-teacher conferences are coming. Are you prepared for what you might hear?

Make a scene

When books begin to seem like hard work, dioramas help bring their magic to life.

Selfish secrets of parental involvement

Does volunteering in the classroom make your child smarter?

Custom-designed ABCs

Personalized alphabet books turn a ho-hum read into a page-turner.