Children’s author Rick Riordan has singlehandedly reintroduced the gods and goddesses—in all their faults and glories—to a younger generation, using humor and a half-mortal hero to draw readers into an incredible mythological world. Classical tales of heroes and villains are the basis of modern storytelling, and young readers adore Riordan’s funny, inviting rewrites. Here are the Riordan books every […]
Remember what it felt like to be a kid, discovering that one book that spoke to you above all others, the one you read again and again until the pages were dog-eared and ripped? What a perfect present to give your child this holiday season. To own a book is to possess all of the magic within it, and […]
Who doesn’t remember the childhood thrill of devouring book after book in a beloved series? The best thing about gifting eBooks to the little readers on your list is that when they’re done, the next one is just a few clicks away. NOOK Books make great instant gifts for kids—not always known for their patience. […]
The best young readers’ books of 2014 take bookworms to places near and far, opening their eyes to both the universal nature of their own experience and the uniqueness of people throughout the world. They include the hilarious adventures of Greg Heffley and his family on a road trip gone wrong in Jeff Kinney’s The Long Haul, the heartfelt and humorous story of sibling relationships in Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters, and the personal portrait of a young woman who dared to make a difference in I Am Malala (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzai.