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9 Books to Get Kids Hooked on Reading for Life

Posted: 05/03/2013 5:37 pm

Need a book suggestion for your kid? We've got you. From the classics to more recent must-reads, fantasy to funny, these essential books will engage, entertain and maybe even enlighten kids and teens.

This slideshow is just a snapshot of ideas. For over 150 more great reads, check out Essential Books for Kids and Teens. You can even download it and take it to-go.

From bedtime stories to chapter books to true literature and more, these books are proven to click with all kinds of kids -- and can encourage them to become lifelong readers.

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Bedtime Books for 2- to 6-Year Olds
Goodnight Moon
By Margaret Wise Brown

There's a reason generations of families have relied on this classic picture book as the ultimate bedtime story. Warm illustrations, calming rhythms and interesting details make it perfect for any toddler or preschooler's nighttime ritual.

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