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Children's Magazines

Magazines written for children.

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v.12- (1991-present)

ISSN: 0199-5197
Published by: Carus Publishing Company

Cobblestone is the award-winning American history magazine for kids ages 9 to above (grades 4 and up). Future historian will enjoy reading about many events and places, such as Colonial Williamsburg to famous battles of the Civil War, to the Gold Rush, to the Korean War.


v,1- (1973-)

ISSN: 0090-6034
Published by: Carus Publishing Company

CRICKET publishes only the highest quality fiction - fantasy, historical fiction, myths and legends, humor, adventure, contemporary fiction - and nonfiction stories for kids on culture, history, science, and the arts.



Happy Times
v.7- , 1971-present

ISSN: 0190-4272
Published by: Concordia Publishing House

Each monthly issue is filled with Christian stories, poems, colorful activity pages, and special projects for active 3- to 5-year-olds and their parents. This fun magazine is a wonderful resource to help parents talk about Jesus with their children.


Little Lutheran
v. 2-, (2008-present)

ISSN: 1935-1593
Published by: Augsburg Fortress Press

The Little Lutheran is filled with art, stories, prayers, songs, activities and much more.


National Geographic Kids
2002 Oct.-present

ISSN: 1542-3042
Published by: National Geographic Society

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS is a fact-filled, fast-paced magazine created especially for ages 6 and up. Articles and departments entertain and inspire readers to learn about their world with amazing information about animals, science, technology, archaeology, geography, and pop culture, plus jokes, games, activities in every issue.


Ranger Rick
v.17-v.27,1983-1993, v.29-,1995-present

ISSN: 0738-6656
Published by: National Wildlife Federation

Each issue includes nonfiction articles about various environmental and animal topics, fictional story-like articles, and color photography throughout. Also included in the magazine are activities such as nature-themed games, activities that get children to actively learn more about their environments, riddles, and jokes.