Now that the grandkids are back in school, it's the perfect time to beef up their bookshelves. Kids who already read for pleasure will love exploring the selections from these reviewer-approved reading lists. And what better way to encourage reluctant readers than by plying them with a few instant classics?
Click on the collections below to find the best, new fall books of 2012, courtesy of our children's book expert, Sloane Tanen.
Looking for new books to read with your young grandchildren? This season's top-reviewed picture books boast colorful illustrations, whimsical stories, and a dose of wit that adults will appreciate.
Recommended for kids ages 1 to 14
Fall isn't just the season for new text books and loose-leaf — it also offers a treasure trove of entertaining, relatable chapter books for elementary- through teen-age kids.
Recommended for kids age 8 and up
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