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7 books that celebrate diversity for older elementary schoolers

Stories that grab fourth, fifth, and sixth graders, inviting them to take on new perspectives from characters they'll never forget.

Book Nook: Books for Kindergartners With Positive Messages

Darlene Kenny has been the librarian at San Francisco's Clarendon Elementary School, a California Distinguished School, for 20 years. Darlene recommends these books with inviting illustrations and positive messages.

Books about confidence

Seven books to teach your child about confidence

Humor books for second graders

These second-grade reads are packed with goofy, "gooney," drooling pleasures.

Humor books for third graders

Say "Ahhhhh" or "bead a rook": A mouse dentist and backward bunnies lend these books their laughs.

Humor books for fifth graders

Your kid can get surreal with tales of David Letterman fandom and cows that make lemonade.

Science and nature books for kindergartners

Discover the many facets of life on earth with an award-winning photographer's take on dirt, an exploration of corn's cultural history, and a stunning photo-essay of one colorful chameleon. This book list will encourage kindergartners to ask questions about the science behind the everyday and...

Humor books for fourth graders

Your grade schooler will love these stories that make light of rabbit vampires, wimpy kids, and more.

Humor books for kindergartners

Help your child try on wings like Lulu the Ladybug Girl or read silly verse in these fun books for the kindergarten set.

Mystery books for fifth graders

From art heists to airships: fifth graders can explore these thrilling mysteries.