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How to Choose Books for Children and Teens by Age

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre will help you find books at an appropriate reading and interest level for the children in your life. Tracking down books that can make a positive and memorable contribution to a child’s life has never been easier!

When faced with the sea of possibilities in choosing children’s books, there are a few basics you should consider to help you evaluate the quality and suitability of a book.


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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.