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Avid Kids

Avid Bookshop features one of the most engaging, eclectic, and inclusive book collections in the country. Our buyer, Hannah DeCamp, is a librarian who carefully curates the books on our shelves.

The Avid events team hosts a few hundred events per year and many author/illustrator events for younger readers. 

Want to buy the child in your life a gift he/she/they will never forget? Check out our book subscriptions, which are available for readers of all ages, including babies on the way! 

In addition to our in-store and online store offerings, we have a robust #avidinschools program. We can accommodate book orders of all sizes for schools nationwide, and we bring many authors and illustrators to local K-12 school kids each year. Interested in getting involved or learning more about our kids' programming or #avidinschools offerings? Email

Though our sales floor is currently closed due to Covid-19 concerns, you'll definitely find something just perfect here on our website. Not sure where to start even after reading through this page? Email us and we can send recommendations your way. 

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Avid Snail Mail Surprise! - our expert booksellers will pick out 1 book per person and ship for just $20 per person #avidsnailmail

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Avid Book Subscription Program: Avid Snail Mail! #avidsnailmail

The Avid Book Subscriptions Program is one of the most wonderful services Avid provides. Each month, Avid booksellers hand-select a separate title for each subscriber, each one tailored to suit his, her, or their individual tastes.

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Children's Bestsellers

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Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
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The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
Cold War Correspondent (Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales #11): A Korean War Tale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales) Cover Image
Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16) Cover Image
Woodland Dance! (Boynton on Board) Cover Image