Posts Tagged ‘children’s books’

Product Spotlight: Reading Kingdom: Stage 2

Click here to purchase The Reading Kingdom online program is quickly becoming known throughout the world as “the new and better way” to learn how to read. We wanted to let you know that the brilliant techniques underlying our program, Dr. Marion Blank’s“6-SIM” Six Skill Integrated Method, is also incorporated into many other products in the Reading Kingdom store. Today…

Recommended Family Book for Kids: Annie and Simon

Annie and Simon by Catharine O’Neill is a family book for kids we definitely think is worth the read. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • This is a sweet, innocent little learn to read book. • The chapters are mini-short stories, not a continuous storyline, so you can read in any order…

Picture Books for Kids: Miss Rumphius

Classic picture books for kids like Miss Rumphius will always inspire those who read it. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why it’s our recommended book of the week: What You Need to Know: • The original “green” story. Some say The Lorax (Classic Seuss) , which I also agree with, but I put Miss Rumphius first. • Miss…

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…

Picture Books for Kids: House Held Up By Trees

Picture books for kids like House Held Up By Trees by Ted Kooser are great stories that help children understand the passage of time.  Our friends from Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • Highlighting nature and the passage of time, this books tells the story of a house and how it survives with and without…

Why Kids Should Choose Their Own Books to Read in School

Does a child require supervision to choose their own books to read in school? Some say yes, while others say no.   Joanne Yatvin weighs in at the Washington Post: At one time many public schools gave students time to read books of their own choosing, an activity based on the common-sense theory that kids will read what interests them, and…