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Great Book for Kids: If You Sailed On The Mayflower in 1620

If you sailed on the Mayflower in 1620, you would have plenty of stories to tell.  Since that seems highly unlikely, however, Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books is here to explain what life for the pilgrims was like in this great book for kids by Ann McGovern: What You Need to Know: • This book introduces the reader to…

Halloween Book for Kids: Creepy Carrots

Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds is a funny and spooky Halloween book for kids to read. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books shares more about this (not too) haunted veggie tale. What You Need to Know: • Creepy Carrots is a funny and spooky read, just in time for Halloween. • Creepy Carrots is the collaboration of author Aaron Reynolds…

Another Struggling Reader Finds Success with Reading Kingdom!

Dana is a mom who uses Reading Kingdom with her struggling reader, and is happy to have found a successful solution!  Here’s what she has to say: We have used this program with my struggling reader and he really loves it.  Since it goes at his pace and adapts to his skills, he is able to really enjoy himself while…

Apps for Kids from Famous Children’s Authors

A great way to get children back into reading as school starts is through apps for kids from authors they know and love.  Here are two favorites from our friends at KinderTown: Books are always a favorite experience at my house.  My children love to sit on my lap and enjoy a story – I’m sure your children to do…

Do boys learn to read differently than girls?

Justin (parent) asks: Gender Differences: Do boys learn to read differently than girls? Reading Kingdom answers: This is a fascinating question that has attracted attention for decades. Gender differences in reading clearly exist as witnessed by the fact that as a group, boys consistently lag behind girls in this important area. This difference is found at every age tested, with the…

Mom Loves Seeing Her Children’s Reading Skills Improve Independently

Adrienne is a mom who signed four of her children (10, 8, 6, 4) up for Reading Kingdom and was pleased to see her kids’ reading skills improve.  Here’s what she thinks: Reading Kingdom has three areas: Seeing Sequences (Where both Sterling and Ruby were placed.), Letter Land, and Reading and Writing Levels (Liberty and Eden both were placed in…