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


Series


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Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers
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$5.84(79 used & new offers)
Ages: 4 - 6 years

In My Heart: A Book of Feelings (Growing Hearts)
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$3.07(70 used & new offers)
Ages: 2 - 4 years

Where the Wild Things Are
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$1.97(158 used & new offers)
Ages: 4 - 8 years

Dragons Love Tacos
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$1.98(180 used & new offers)
Ages: 3 - 7 years

The Wonky Donkey

The Wonky Donkey

by Craig Smith and Ms. Katz Cowley
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$1.45(164 used & new offers)
Ages: 3 - 5 years

My First Book of Planets: All About the Solar System for Kids
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$4.99(35 used & new offers)
Ages: 3 - 5 years

The Day the Crayons Quit
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$1.80(226 used & new offers)
Ages: 3 - 7 years

Refugee
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$2.99(123 used & new offers)
Ages: 9 - 12 years

Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
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$3.84(76 used & new offers)
Ages: 4 - 8 years

The Mitten
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$2.76(83 used & new offers)
Ages: 3 - 5 years

The Monster at the End of This Book
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$0.91(180 used & new offers)
Ages: 3 - 7 years

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