82 Unique Gifts for Bookworms

If you know a child or teen who loves books, this list of gifts for bookworms is just what you’re looking for! Whether you want book suggestions or unique gift ideas, you will find something to excite the readers in your life.

Gifts for Bookworms

One of my children was (and still is) an extreme book lover. She actually helped me craft this list for you! It includes some of our family favorites, some of her personal favorites, and a few things that she put on her own wishlist for the upcoming Christmas season. I hope you find something fun for the child or teen on your list!

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Classic Books for Kids and Teens

When you think of buying gifts for bookworms, you probably automatically think of books. Every book lover enjoys receiving a new book! These are some of our family’s favorite classic books. The books in the top half of the list are better for younger children, while the ones in the bottom half are meant for older children and teens. You really can’t go wrong with any of these titles!

Charlotte's WebThe Courage of Sarah NobleStuart LittleThe Trumpet of the Swan 50th AnniversaryFive Children and It (Puffin Classics)The Wind in the WillowsThe Railway Children (Wordsworth Collector's Editions)MatildaCaddie WoodlawnTHE SECRET GARDEN: 1911 Unabridged ClassicThe Phantom TollboothThe Sign of the BeaverThe Witch of Blackbird PondManiac MageeMy Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)The Call of the Wild (Reader's Library Classics)The Wonderful Wizard of OzThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Original IllustrationsThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Prince and the Pauper: Original IllustrationsLittle Men (Puffin Classics)Little Women (150th Anniversary Edition): With Foreword and 200 Original IllustrationsRobinson Crusoe (Signet Classics)To Kill a MockingbirdThe Book ThiefThe Giver (Giver Quartet, Book 1)A Christmas CarolJane Eyre (Penguin Classics)Great Expectations


Popular Book Series for Kids and Teens

We love a good book series! Reading from a series is a great way to settle in with your favorite characters and get lost in the story. Again, this list is in order from youngest to oldest based on readability. Some of these links lead you to a complete set of the series, while others include only the first ten books or so. Whether you gift a couple or the entire series, your book-loving child or teen will be so excited!

Cam Jansen 6 Book Set (Mystery of the UFO, Television Dog, Babe Ruth, Stolen Diamonds, Dinosaur Bones, Gold Coins)Encyclopedia Brown Series: Volume 1 - 12 (12 Book Set)Geronimo Stilton: The 10 Book Collection Series 3 Box Set (A Cheese-Coloured Camper Van, The Search for Sunken Treasure, The Mona Mousa Code ... The ... Of The Fire Ruby, The Mouse Island Marathon)A Library of Magic Tree House Collection 28 Books Box SetBoxcar Children Books: Volume 1 - 12 ( 12 Book Set )Sugar Creek Gang Books 1-6 Set (The Swamp Robber/The Killer Bear/The Winter Rescue/The Lost Campers/The Chicago Adventure/The Secret Hideout)Lynne Reid Banks: Return of the Indian, Secret of the Indian, Mystery of the Cupboard, Indian in the CupboardLittle House on the Prairie Series 7 Books Collection by Laura Ingalls WilderRoald Dahl Collection 16 Books Box SetThe Secret of the Mansion / The Red Trailer Mystery / The Gatehouse Mystery (Trixie Belden)The Chronicles of Narnia Complete 7 Volume SetEarly Sunday Morning: The Pearl Harbor Diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii 1941 (Dear America Series)The Green Ember (The Green Ember Series: Book 1)Nancy Drew Books 1-10 Box Set The Nancy Drew Mystery Stories CollectionHardy Boys Books 1-10 The Hardy Boys Mystery Collection Box SetWingfeather Saga Boxed Set: On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness; North! Or Be Eaten; The Monster in the Hollows; The Warden and the Wolf King (The Wingfeather Saga)Terrestria Chronicles (7 Vol. Set - plus Leader's Guide)100 Cupboards 4 Book Set.Anne of Green Gables, Complete 8-Book Box SetThe Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time)The Kingdom Series, Volumes 1 - 6: Kingdom's Dawn, Kingdom's Hope, Kingdom's Edge, Kingdom's Call, Kingdom's Quest, and Kingdom's ReignHarry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the RingsThe Classic Jane Austen Collection: 6-Volume Box Set Edition (Arcturus Classic Collections, 2)


Games for Book Lovers

Did you know there are book-themed games? There sure are! And, they are super fun to play. From card games to board games, or even puzzles, there is something for everyone!

WS Game Company Clue Vintage Bookshelf EditionAuthors Card Game (Authors & More)Literary CharadesJane Austen Playing Cards: Rediscover 5 Regency Card GamesLaurence King Publishing The World of Jane Austen 1000 Piece Jigsaw PuzzleThe World of Charles Dickens 1000 Piece Puzzle: A Jigsaw Puzzle with 70 Characters to FindThe Lord of the Rings Journeys in Middle-earth Board Game | Strategy Game | Adventure Game for Adults and Teens | Ages 14+ | 1-5 Players | Avg. Playtime 60+ Mins | Made by Fantasy Flight GamesGibsons 221B Baker Street: The Sherlock Holmes Master Detective GamePortal Games Robinson Crusoe Adventures on the Cursed Island Board GameHasbro Gaming Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition


Fun Accessories for the Bookworm

Every bookworm needs (or at least wants) a few special reading accessories to make life easier. Reading can even be more fun with a light to read by, a reading journal, some interesting bookmarks, or even a cool book holder. If your kiddo loans out books to others, the personal library kit can be a fun way to ensure they always get their books back, too!

ZB Essentials Book Page Holder - Set of 2 Walnut - Handy Book Accessories - Convenient Reading Accessories for Avid Readers - Book Opener - Unique Gifts for Book Lovers - Gifts for Readers (M - 0.85Knock Knock Original Personal Library Kit & Gift for Book Lovers - Card Catalog Checkout Cards, Bookplates, Date Stamp & InkpadOTOTO Nessie Tale Book Mark - Purple Pagekeeper Bookmark - Unique Gifts for Readers, Women & Men, Book Markers - Pretty Bookmarks Lightweight Plastic Manga Bookmark for Girls, Boys, KidsPeeramid Bookrest - Book Holder Stand for Hands Free Reading - Soft Pillow Design Holds Books, Tablets, E-Readers, Kindles & iPads – Use on The Bed, Couch, Floor, Desk, Table, Lap & More - Sage48 Pieces Magnetic Bookmarks Cute Dogs Magnetic Page Markers Puppy Magnetic Page Clips Bookmarks Pet Magnet Book Markers for Kid Students Teacher Reading Supplies Party Favors, 24 Designs3 Pieces Leather Bookmarks Handmade Page Marker for Men Women and Kids, Genuine Leather Page Clips Corner Book Markers for Students Teachers Gift for Writers Bookworm Book Lovers (06-Black Brown)Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light, Book Light for Reading in Bed, 3 Colors, 6 Brightness Levels, Bendable Arms, Rechargeable, Long Lasting, Perfect for Reading, Knitting, Camping, RepairingVekkia/LuminoLite Rechargeable Book Light, 3 Colortemperature × 3 Brightness, Reading Lights for Reading in Bed, Up to 70 Hours Lighting, Great for Readers, Kids & Travel (Turquoise)Kunitsa Co. Reading Journal. Book Journal for Book Lovers & Readers. Review and Track Your Reading (Green) - 52 book reviewsAmazon Basics Chisel Tip, Fluorescent Ink Highlighters, Assorted Colors - Pack of 12 & Tank Style Highlighters - Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Pack


Unique Book-Themed Gifts

No list of gifts for bookworms would be complete without some awesome bookish merch. You name it -socks, mugs, shirts, jewelry – you can probably find one that is book-themed. Here are some great ideas to get you started.

Funny Nerd Socks - Gift For Teachers, Students, Book Lovers, Math, Science Geeks (Reading)Abibliophobia Definition Reading Bookworm Reader Gift T-ShirtPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Green Large Book Themed Purse for Literary Lovers - Ideal Literary Gift for Book Club, Readers, Authors & Bookworms - Handbag & Crossbody Bag by Well ReadA day without reading is like.. funny bookworm TshirtBook Lover Mug Yes I Really Do Need All These Books Novelty Coffee Mug for Woman Mom Dad Sister Friend Birthday Christmas Valentine Bookaholic Bookish Gift White Mug 11oz 15ozBook Lover Gift Bookworm Gift I Love Books Bracelet Reading Book Club Gift Reading Lover Gift Librarian Gift Bookish Gift Reading Book Jewelry for Reader Writers StudentWUSUANED Book Lover Gift Chapter One And The End Earrings Literary Jewelry Bookworm Gift (chapter one and the end earrings)Novel Teas contains 25 teabags individually tagged with literary quotes from the world over, made with the finest English Breakfast tea, for the book loverIhopes Just One More Chapter Reusable Tote Bag | Funny Bookworm Library Canvas Tote Bag School Bag Book Lovers Gift for Teens Men Women Friends KidsArtsy Woodsy Personalized Vintage Wooden Book Heart Ornament (Not 3D) Book Lovers Gifts, Bookish Gifts, Librarian Gifts, Tree Ornament Gift for Librarian, Gifts for Readers, Christmas Tree Ornaments


Have fun shopping for your book lover! Mine started reading when she was three or four and hasn’t stopped yet. She still very much appreciates a fresh, new book and something fun to go along with it. I hope yours does, too!

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