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Youth Services Magazines

American Girl

  • Ages 8 - 12
  • Stories, games, crafts, colorful illustrations and photography along with advice of interest to young girls.
  • Available in Zinio

Ask: Arts and Sciences for Kids

Baby Bug

  • Ages 6 months - 2 years
  • It is a first magazine for the very young by the publisher of Ladybug, Cricket and Spider.
  • Available in Zinio

Boys’ Quest

  • Elementary age boys
  • A bimonthly magazine filled with fiction, non-fiction, projects, science experiments, and puzzles suited for boys between the ages of 6 – 13.


  • Ages 6 – 9
  • Nature articles, puzzles, science experiments, crafts, stories and poems.


  • Ages 3 – 6
  • Chirp reflects the energy, curiosity and humor of children as they discover the world around them. Features read-out-loud stories, engaging illustrations, interactive puzzles, games and crafts.


  • Ages 3 – 6
  • Click is designed to introduce young children to science, art, nature, and environmental issues.
  • Available in Zinio only





Discovery Girls

  • Ages 8 – 12
  • A magazine for girls by girls, featuring stories, information, and advice about friends and friendship, boys, fashion and beauty, celebrities, quizzes, sports and more.



  • Ages 9 – 14
  • Faces magazine shows readers how children in other countries or world regions live and features an in-depth look at a culture or area.
  • Available in Zinio only

Girl Power

  • Ages 7 – 13
  • An Australian magazine for tweens filled with celebrity gossip, fashion, music, movies, books, gaming and DIY activities.
  • Available in Zinio only


Girls’ Life

  • Ages 10 – 15
  • Packed with the best advice on dealing with friends, parents, school, siblings, popularity, best friends, and worst enemies.  Plus, great features that reach into every part of a girl’s life, including beauty, fashion and boys.



  • Ages 0 – 2
  • A magazine created specifically for toddlers to encourage learning by the publishers of Highlights.
  • Available in Zinio only


Highlights for Children

  • Ages 4 – 12
  • Stories and articles, hidden pictures, puzzles, word games and craft activities.
  • Available in Zinio


Highlights High Five



  • Ages 2 – 6
  • Read-aloud stories and poems by the world’s best children’s authors, illustrated by award-winning artists.
  • Available in Zinio

Magic Dragon

  • Ages 6 – 12
  • A full-color quarterly magazine of writing and art created by children.
  • No advertising.


  • Ages 9 – 14
  • A magazine for kids interested in science, history and the arts
  • Available in Zinio

National Geographic for Little Kids

  • Ages 3 – 6
  • A new magazine created to help you encourage your young child’s development and have fun together.

National Geographic Kids

  • Ages 6 – 12
  • Wild animals, pets, science, outdoors, hobbies, and sports explored through articles, photographs, games and posters.

New Moon Girls

  • Ages 8 – 14
  • Building self-esteem for girls


  • Ages 9 - 13
  • Articles and photographs featuring animals, science and nature.

Railroad Model Craftsman

  • For the model railroad enthusiast, beginner and advanced collectors. Contains information on scale and toy trains, how-to, plans, layouts, new products, books.

Ranger Rick

  • Ages 7 – 12
  • Science, conservation, and nature study via articles, photographs, and activities

Ranger Rick Jr. (Formerly Big Backyard)

  • Ages 4-7
  • Games and activities, fun animal facts, and wildlife photos
  • Designed to draw children closer to nature while helping develop early reading skills


  • Ages 6 – 9
  • A magazine designed specifically for newly independent readers filled with stories, poems and activities.
  • Available in Zinio only

Sports Illustrated Kids

  • Ages 8 – 14
  • Coaching tips, sports celebrities’ information, and informative sports articles.

Stone Soup

  • Ages 8 – 13
  • Written by young writers


  • Ages 5 – 12
  • Each month features a different animal or group of animals through educational fact, photographs, illustrations and inter-activity pages.

Primarily for Parents and Teachers

Family Fun

  • A magazine for parents of children ages 3-12 filled with articles about craft, food and travel ideas.
  • Available in Zinio

Practical Homeschooling

  • Each issue includes a mix of articles covering all grade levels of



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