Teachers' picks: Reading recommendations for students K-8

How were these books picked?

Thanks to feedback from hundreds of teachers, we have a curated list of incredible books for readers K-8th grade to inspire a lifelong love of reading.
Young readers can learn from home with Teacher’s Picks that represent diverse voices, new authors, kid favorite series, and early reading titles that are sure to become instant favorites.

Young boy reading, using his finger to mark his place


Beginning readers

Young girl reading a chapter book


Chapter books

A man and his child reading together


Diverse voices

A child reading a graphic novel


Graphic novels

A teenager reading a novel


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Dragons Love Tacos
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Ages: 3 - 7 years

My First Book of Planets: All About the Solar System for Kids
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Ages: 3 - 5 years

The Wonky Donkey

The Wonky Donkey

by Craig Smith and Ms. Katz Cowley
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Ages: 3 - 5 years

The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids: 500 Wild Facts! (Fascinating Facts)
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Ages: 9 - 12 years

Where the Wild Things Are
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Ages: 4 - 8 years

An Elephant & Piggie Biggie! (Elephant and Piggie Book, An)
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Ages: 6 - 8 years

The Day the Crayons Quit
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Ages: 3 - 7 years

Ada Twist, Scientist (The Questioneers)
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Ages: 5 - 7 years

May I Please Have a Cookie? (Scholastic Readers, Level 1)
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Ages: 4 - 8 years

When You Trap a Tiger: (Winner of the 2021 Newbery Medal)
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Ages: 8 - 12 years

The Mitten
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Ages: 3 - 5 years

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
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Ages: 4 - 8 years

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