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Irresistible reads for every age

Stories that will pry even the most reluctant readers away from their gadgets.

Best new books for kids

This season's best new reads for third through fifth graders.

Parent picks: What first-graders are reading for the holidays

Books that play off real-life experiences are especially popular with this age group. Now is a great time to dive into early-reader chapter books.

Parent picks: What middle-schoolers are reading for the holidays

If you have a middle-schooler, chances are he or she is caught up in fantasy stories like Twilight, Shiver, or Cirque du Freak. These wintry recommendations are sure to keep your kid's nose buried in books.

Parent picks: What preschoolers are reading for the holidays

Preschoolers find wonder in so many places, but they seem to be especially drawn to animals and their antics. Parent favorites for this age group include classics like Harold and the Purple Crayon and new takes on bedtime stories. These books are sure to keep...

Best new books for young kids

Turn your preschooler through second grader onto this season's top new page turners.

Parent picks: What second- and third-graders are reading for the holidays

Whether it's reading about ever-exciting elementary school life or getting as far away from it as possible through elaborate fantasy worlds, there are a whole host of options for curious second- and third-graders this season. Here are some of the standouts.

Parent picks: What fourth- and fifth-graders are reading for the holidays

Fourth and fifth grades mark a critical stage for reading skills. These parent suggestions, ranging from new titles like The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate to classics like Where the Red Fern Grows, are sure to keep your child enthralled.

Best audiobooks for kids

If you're going over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house, audiobooks are a great way to keep the kids from whining, "Are we there yet?" But today's audiobooks do a lot more than foster family harmony in the form of group diversion...

Great gifts for all types of girls

Go-to gifts for girls who think outside the pretty pink box.