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Kids, Teen, & Young Adult Books

Shop a wide selection of kids, teen, and young adult books to get the child you love interested in reading. Find the right book based on age, genre, title, or author to help your child find books they'll treasure. Reading is the foundation of learning, but it can be difficult to keep a child or teen engaged in a good book, especially if they didn't choose it themselves. Alibris makes it easy to find books children love, allowing them to choose from a genre they already enjoy. Browse our classic kids books, new releases, and book sets to find books that captivates their expanding mind.

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FAQs

There is no singular popular children's book, because it all depends on their age group. For example, The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a popular kids book for kids ages 0-2. Picture book classics like Where The Wild Things Are, Goodnight Moon, The Story of Ferdinand, and The Snowy Day captivate children aged 0-7. Meanwhile, the Harry Potter books are most popular among those ages 9-12, young adults, and adults alike.

A few of the most popular young adult and teen books include The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Anne of Green Gables, and many more. We offer a wide selection of young adult books to help your teen find the best book based on their reading skills and interests. From timeless classics, including literary fiction like The Catcher in the Rye, to popular series like The Maze Runner, there's something that will engage every teen, no matter what they like to read.

Young adult novels and teen books, also known as "YA", are most appropriate for kids 12 and older because they're written for that age group's reading level. They often feature teenage protagonists going through a similar stage of life, making them more engaging to older kids. Young adult literature is usually plot-driven, making it popular reading for many adults too.

Alibris makes it easy to choose age-appropriate kids books because we sort our children's books by age range, allowing you to find something for every reading level and age group. However, as your children get older and become better readers, it might be challenging to find a book based on their needs. To find age-appropriate kids books, always consider your child's reading level. For more advanced readers, look for books above their age. Letting a child choose their own book is a great way to get them reading. Just be sure to check that it's age-appropriate.