5 Great Kindle Book Suggestions for Kids

We made some Kindle book suggestions back in January, and it was such a big hit, we decided to go searching again for some more recommendations. Fortunately, there is no shortage of reading material out there for kids, and especially for kids with electronic devices geared towards reading like the Kindle Fire.

Here are five books we think your kids will enjoy, feel free to give us some additional suggestions in the comments section


Story Thieves: Book 1 – $6.99
Ages 8-12

An adventure book about reading books? Well, sort of. This is the first book in a three-book series and is funny and action-packed. Here is a teaser.

Life is boring when you live in the real world, instead of starring in your own book series. Owen knows that better than anyone, what with the real world’s homework and chores.

But everything changes the day Owen sees the impossible happen—his classmate Bethany climb out of a book in the library. It turns out Bethany’s half-fictional and has been searching every book she can find for her missing father, a fictional character.


Lula Bell on Geekdom, Freakdom, & the Challenges of Bad Hair – $3.99 (free with Kindle Unlimited subscription)
Ages 8-12

Being a 5th-grader is hard enough, but when you stand out, it’s even more challenging. Here is a teaser for Lula Bell.

While Lula Bell Bonner tries desperately to fit in by not standing out, her wise and irrepressible Grandma Bernice says: Let your light shine! It’s Grandma Bernice who provides the joy that balances Lula Bell’s difficult school life, but when this balance is upended, when Kali Keele turns up the heat on her cruel teasing, and when the talent show –that she should NEVER have signed up for– is about to happen, how in the world can Lula Bell cope?
This funny, heartfelt novel exploring friendship, family, and forgiveness, introduces an unforgettable hero, lost in the wilderness of 5th grade, searching for her own shining light.


The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty’s Prince $9.99 (free with Kindle Unlimited subscription)
Ages 10-14

The latest in Disney’s villain series comes at a perfect time with the recent live-action release of Beauty and The Beast. It’s a retelling of the same story but from the Beast’s perspective. Perfect for Disney fans young and old.


Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11) $7.52
Ages 8 – 12

We love this series, and in case you didn’t pick up the latest in the series last fall, it’s here for you know on Kindle. Here’s a preview.

The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. The only thing he’s good at is playing video games, but his mother wants him to broaden his horizons by doing something—anything!—else.

When Greg finds an old video camera in his basement, he thinks he may have discovered just the thing to prove he’s got big-time talent. With the help of his best friend, Rowley, Greg hatches a plan to make a scary movie . . . and to become rich and famous in the process.

But is doubling down on moviemaking a smart plan? Or is it just a recipe for doubling Greg’s troubles?


Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure! $1.99

Ages 6 – 10

Remember Flat Stanley? Do you know about the series of books about him? They are great and ready to be introduced to a new generation. Here is a bit of what you can expect.

When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling. A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick! Amazing things begin happening to him. Stanley gets rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat, but he’s a hero. This is the very first Flat Stanley adventure, updated with crisp new art.

What books are your kids reading?

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