Whether you’re looking for kid’s books online because you want to read them to your small humans or because you’re young at heart, we’ve got the best kid’s books recommendations! Our kid’s books post cover everything from children’s picture books to chapter books for kids to middle grade fiction recommendations.

Plagues and Priest Holes: 6 Nursery Rhymes and Where They Came From

Some nursery rhymes have such strange messages, it's easy to speculate about their meanings. We look at some possible origin stories and make up our own.

Once Upon a Time, There Was a Queen: Drag Queen Story Hour Herstory

We're talking about the history, queens, and headlines of drag queen story time organized for children at public libraries across the U.S.

16 of the Best Picture Books About Historical Figures

Gather the kids and get to know some amazing people from back when with this list of the best picture books about amazing historical figures, for all ages.

33 of the Top Middle Grade Books on Goodreads

Have you ever wanted to know which books are the top middle grade books? With the help of Goodreads, we give you 33 of these books and the ratings.

20 Black Children’s Books by Black Authors

This list of Black children's books by Black authors are ones which you may want to get for the kiddos in your life (or your own library).

Celebrating Awards Season in the Library

A school librarian shares info about the Youth Media Awards, ways to celebrate awards season in the library, and some bonus predictions!

Exit, Pursued By A Bear: Children’s Books about Bears

As we head into hibernation season, it’s a great time to read some of the best fiction and nonfiction children's books about bears.

Read Harder: A Middle-Grade Book That Doesn’t Take Place in the U.S. or UK

Try a middle grade book that doesn't take place in the US or UK, including books set in Nigeria, India, Italy, France, China, and Pakistan, for Read Harder.

10 Powerful Graphic Memoirs for Young Readers

Graphic memoirs for young readers allow children to connect, understand, and experience stories by those like and unlike them, fostering greater empathy.

Read Harder 2020: A Picture Book With A Human Main Character From A Marginalized Community

Read these spectacular picture books featuring human main characters from a marginalized community.

20 of the Best Percy Jackson Fanfiction Stories

20 of the best Percy Jackson fanfiction, including AU, worst case scenarios, sweet one-shots between books, and gender-twists!

Books for Young People Inspired by the Words of the Year

One reader took a look at some of 2019's words of the year and matched them with timely children's books for readers of all ages.

The Big Cities Little Foodies Children’s Series Creators on Representation

The creators of the BIG CITIES LITTLE FOODIES children's book series talk representation and exploring the locations, food, and culture of Asia.

Two Children’s Book Authors Speak on the Importance of Latinx Characters

On writing Latinx stories for Latinx children.

10 Funny Books Like Dog Man For Kids Who Inhale The Series

Kids (and parents) everywhere are looking for more books like Dog Man whenever they can. These are our recommendations for read-alikes.