All-time best book series for kids

A great book series can turn even the most reluctant reader into a life-long book-o-phile. Here are our top picks for kids of every age.

By GreatSchools Staff

Preschool and kindergarten

Magical aunts, a time-traveling tree house, annoying siblings: 12 series your fledgling reader will love.

Books series for kindergartners

Grades 1-3

From sassy pigs to flying principals, these 12 series will amuse and astound your imaginative young reader.

Books series for elementary age kids

Grades 4-6

Thrilling, magical,  terrifying, and hilarious...10 series to enthrall your developing reader.

Books series for preteens

Middle and high schoolers

Apocalyptic and fantastical:10 series to fire the tween and teen imagination — and to keep them coming back for more!

Books series for young adults