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Today is National Book Lovers Day! 5 Brainy Books for Kids

Today is National Book Lovers Day! 5 Brainy Books for Kids

August 9 is National Book Lovers Day and we thought we'd share a list of brainy books to help get your kids into reading! All these books are available for purchase on, and some are available through your local library.

1. My Fantabulous Brain

by Julia Cook

For ages 7-12

$8.99 paperback


Take the "T" out of "CAN'T" and the "DON'T" out of "I DON'T KNOW"!

Learning doesn't come easy for many children. They struggle with schoolwork, have trouble focusing, and can't make sense of instructions. Oftentimes, these challenges can cause children to internalize their struggles and question their abilities. In My Fantabulous Brain, Julia Cook helps children understand that everyone needs help sometimes, and there are people who can give us the tools we need to make our brains stronger!

Wade doesn't understand why things like math and spelling seem so easy for other kids but so hard for him. His brain doesn't seem to work right, and he can't focus with all the stuff going on in his head. He tries so hard, but feels like he stinks at everything!

Just when he is about to give up, Wade's Fantabulous Brain comes to the rescue. By using tools in his "Brain Tool Box," Wade learns how to give his brain a tune up, making it stronger and more efficient. He also visits a Brain Trainer, a special brain mechanic, who teaches him how to work smarter not harder.

With a little time and a lot of hard work, Wade is amazed what he can accomplish when he and his Fantabulous Brain work together!

2. Logic Puzzle Book for Kids 6-8

by Jennifer L. Trace

For ages 6-8

$7.98 paperback


Give Your Child Screen-Free Entertainment & Education With Logic Puzzle Activities!

Our Logic Puzzles for Kids Ages 6-8 provides hours of fun-filled activities! It is one of the best ways to educate kids, but at the same time entertain them. Your children will have the opportunity to improve on strategic thinking and enhance memory and brain power!

• Produced and created by professional writers native in the English language
• Large activities made easy to see with cute picture themes
• Improve hand-coordination skills with our activities
• Enhance productivity and improve problem-solving skills
• Tons of fun for everyone in the family

Other than the above mentioned points, these activities for kids also provide numerous health benefits such as reduced stress and relaxation.

Includes a certificate on the back of the book that you can present to your child upon completion.

3. Travel Puzzles for Clever Kids

by Dr. Gareth Moore

For ages 7-9

$9.19 paperback


From airport mazes and round-the-world logic games to capital city conundrums and safari-themed sudoku, there's plenty of exciting puzzles to solve over the school holidays.

Created by bestselling puzzle book author Gareth Moore, author of the chart-topping success Brain Games for Clever Kids.

4. Brain Trouble: The Magnificent Makers (Book 2)

By Theanne Griffith

For ages 7-10

$5.99 paperback


BOOM! SNAP! WHIZ! ZAP! The Magnificent Makers series is filled with science, adventure, and characters that listeners will love! A modern-day Magic School Bus for chapter-book lovers!

This book includes two science activities kids can do at home! These quick educational activities (30 minutes or less) use items you probably already have on hand - or can easily order if needed!

Violet and Pablo are best friends who love science! So when they discover a riddle that opens a magic portal in the brain fair at school, they can't wait to check it out! In this adventure, the friends enter the Maker Maze - a magical makerspace - along with a set of twins who are interested in learning all about the brain. The kids can't wait to solve science puzzles...if first, they can learn to work together! 

With the help of a hilarious and odd scientist, the Magnificent Makers embark on out-of-this-world adventures that help them master the science concepts they are learning in school. This series will cover several scientific topics (at an age-appropriate level) ranging from human biology to ecology, while also exploring issues such as managing failure, teamwork, courage, and jealousy.

5. Brain the Brain Head Space: How Your Brain Works!

By Jenny Mouse

For ages 3-7

$12.99 paperback


Take kids on an adventure to learn about their brain!

Ryan nearly falls down the stairs but his brain helps him keep his balance! Children follow Brian the brain along throughout his day as he encounters challenges. Children learn through Brian's adventures the importance of healthy food and sleep to keep their brain functioning well. By learning about the brain children are encouraged to develop a growth mindset. The cute, bright images make this story even more fun!

This book

- Helps kids understand their brain

- Encourages kids to take care of their mental health

- Encourages kids to develop a growth mindset

- Is scientifically accurate