What Books Should Kids be Reading?

(Fourth in our series of recommended reading lists for children of all ages. We will continue this feature in Education Reporter until all our lists have been republished. — Ed.)

Classic children’s books are scarcely to be found in school classrooms and libraries today, so parents must ensure that their kids are reading books that educate, absorb, and entertain in a manner that stimulates curiosity and increases the child’s eagerness to learn about the world.

The following list displays the title, author, year published, and a short content description of each book. This list originally appeared in the May 1997 issue of Education Reporter.

Additional Education Reporter suggested reading lists:

NOTE: Most books on this list can be ordered online through booksellers including:

Children Will Love Discovering Lost Classics

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