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10 Cool Bookcases for Kids’ Bedrooms

Keeping books accessible and organized is key to encouraging your young reader! Check out our favorite kids' bookcases for inspiration.

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Best Kids’ Bookcase with Wheels

If you have a little reader who is always on the go, this bookcase on wheels is a great fit because they can scoot it around to all their favorite reading spots. We also love that this bookshelf is double-sided and has a whimsical cloud shape.

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Best Kids’ Bookcase with Seating

This adorable KidKraft bookcase offers a dreamy reading hideaway complete with a tent roof, built-in seat and plenty of shelves and cubbies for books. Some buyers strung the roof with twinkle lights to make it even more magical!

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Best Modern Kids’ Bookcase

Who says children’s rooms can’t be minimalist? If you love clean lines and modern furniture, check out this Minimo Modern Kids Bookcase. The sleek design is kid-friendly without screaming “kid’s room.” It features two wide shelves, solid maple construction and seven (yes, seven!) designer color options.

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Best Corner Kids’ Bookcase

This three-shelf, nine cubbie bookshelf tucks nicely into the corner of your child’s bedroom. It doesn’t take up much space but it offers tons of storage, and isn’t that the goal when it comes it kids’ furniture? Use toy bins in a few of the cubbies or pack them all with books!

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Best Unique Design Kids’ Bookcase

For a bookcase with a lot of personality, just like your one-of-a-kind kid, look no further than this playful elephant shaped bookcase! It will certainly be the focal point of your kid’s bedroom, but also offers plenty of functional book storage. Why buy a boring bookcase when you can have an elephant instead?

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Best Budget Kids’ Bookcase

For about $30 you can snag this wood and fabric bookshelf for your child’s bedroom. The deep fabric storage pockets display books facing forward so little kids can easily grab their favorite bedtime story. And the height is just under two feet so small kids can access every “shelf.”

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Best Bookcase for Toddlers

This cute book caddy sits low to the ground where toddlers can easily grab a book all on their own. Happy Amazon reviewers report it holds a surprising amount of children’s books and is easy to assemble. Now that the books are within reach, maybe it will inspire your toddler to pick up their books as well! Wishful thinking, right?

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Best Bookcase for Teens

Your teenager will love this cool bookcase that swivels 360 degrees with four functions! The first side has five shelves for book storage, of course. The other three sides feature a full length mirror, a large cork board and three storage pegs. What else could they want?

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Best Kids’ Bookcase With Toy Storage

This book display shelf has four wide book racks as well as three cubbies to hide away toys and clutter. The racks hold the books covers-out for easy identification. The slim design will fit nicely in a kid’s bedroom, sitting snugly against the wall. Note: The bins that fit in the storage cubbies are sold separately.

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Best Traditional Kids’ Bookcase

If you’re looking for a classic bookcase without any bells and whistles, the Cameron Bookshelf from Pottery Barn is the perfect pick. It has clean, simple lines so that it can easily grow with your child, from nursery to big-kid room. The frame is solid wood and it comes in four trendy color options.

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Kids’ Bookcase Safety

When outfitting your child’s bedroom with a new bookcase, remember to keep safety in mind. When not secured properly to the wall, bookcases can potentially topple over and cause injury or even death. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) launched the Anchor It! campaign in 2015 to educate parents and caregivers about the dangers of falling furniture.

According to Anchor It!, 469 children died in the U.S. from furniture, TV and appliance tip-over incidents between 2000 and 2019. Almost half of all tip-over deaths occur in a bedroom.

To keep your kids safe, secure furniture with anti-tip devices like this furniture wall anchor kit. Made with durable steel, it can withstand a load of up to 400 lbs. Also remove items from the top of the bookcase that might tempt kids to climb, like toys and remote controls.

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Erica Young
Erica Young is a freelance writer and content creator, specializing in home and lifestyle pieces. She loves writing about home decor, organization, relationships, and pop culture. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

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