Archive for the ‘Books about Glasses’ Category

How to Rock Braces and Glasses

How to Rock Braces and Glasses teaches us that popularity isn’t everything. The book is reviewed by Melissa G. at Sweet on Books. What You Need to Know: • Kacey Simon, the most popular girl in school, learns what life is like on the other side of the lunch table when she  gets braces and glasses and quickly loses her…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What are some good books to read to a 3-year-old?

Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of ReadingKingdom.com) answers: Books appear in two major forms: those that provide narrative texts (i.e., they tell a story) and those that provide expository texts (i.e., they offer information). Expository texts are critical to success in subjects such as science and social studies, but it generally takes many years before children are able to comprehend that…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What is the Right Age for Harry Potter Books?

  JK Rowling has created an empire with the Harry Potter books series.  But what is the right age for children to appreciate these books? Jeffrey asks: How old do you think a child should be before you start reading Harry Potter to him/her? Dr. Marion Blank (Founder of ReadingKingdom.com) answers: There are certain experiences in every field that hold…

Lingo Likes: The Digital Public Library of America!

“A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.” – Henry Ward Beecher When Lingo isn’t helping children learn to read, our mascot owl loves to fly throughout the Internet to find the best educational websites for students and educators. That’s why the Digital Public Library of America is one of the educational websites Lingo likes!…

Self-Esteem Books for Kids: How to Rock Braces and Glasses

Research shows that more than half of all children are involved in bullying either as a perpetrator, victim, or both on at least one occasion.  As parents, we have the power to help reduce bullying and improve self-esteem – that’s why How to Rock Braces and Glasses by Meg Haston is one of Reading Kingdom’s recommended self-esteem books for kids. …

Lingo Likes: Goodreads

A source for trusted book reviews can help parents and educators find great books for kids, as well as the best books for teens and adults. Lingo flies all over the internet to find the best learning sites and tools for kids, parents and educators alike – that’s why today’s site Lingo likes is Goodreads.com.   Here’s more about them from…