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Our book lists for kids, grades K-5

Browse by grade level to find great books for your child recommended by our panel of children's book experts.

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Play this game to teach your child more words.

Jockeying for teachers

Should parents get to request certain teachers for their children?

Your kindergartner and science

Kindergartners discover the similarities and differences in animals and plants as well as their identifying characteristics.

12 best book series for beginning readers

A great series can turn a reluctant reader into a life-long book lover.

Tips to develop your child's art savvy

How you can help at home: Try these strategies to develop your child's art skills.

10 top stories that touched a nerve in 2012

Greatest hits from 2012: ten articles that resonated with our readers.

Is your child on track in science?

From presidents to pundits, everyone's talking about the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Is your child mastering these essential skills? Find out with our grade-by-grade guide.

Teaching tykes persistence

How to help your children stick with it (no matter what).