Things That Float and Things That Don’t
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-26-2017
Things That Float and Things That Don't Book by David A. Adler Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com   Why is it that a piece of metal doesn't float but a huge ship made of steel does? This book answers all your questions about density and flotation. STEM books are in high demand as it's a unique way of knowing and exploring the world and this book by author David A. Adler provides a clear explanation of why some things float and others do not. This is a fun book…
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No Ordinary Day
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-24-2017
No Ordinary Day Book by Deborah Ellis Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com I enjoyed reading No Ordinary Day! This book took about an hour to read and has become one of my favourite books on Epic. Once I started reading, I could not put the book down and instantly felt a connection with the main character “Valli”. She is a wonderful character who is bright, brave and outspoken. This book is a realistic fiction novel written by Deborah Ellis that teaches the heroism of people around the world who…
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Let’s Celebrate Earth Day
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-19-2017
Let’s Celebrate Earth Day By Barbara deRubertis Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Earth Day is an annual event celebrated Worldwide on April 22 and various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. With Earth Day just around the corner, this wonderful book is just what you need to make your kids proud to take care of our planet Earth! Lets Celebrate Earth Day encourages young readers to learn about why this important holiday was created and about the many little things we can do to make big changes in the…
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You Are Not My Friend, but I Miss You
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-17-2017
You Are Not My Friend, but I Miss You By Daniel Kirk Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Anyone who lives or works with young kids knows that sharing is one of the most difficult concepts for children to grasp. Learning to share is an important life skill that every child must learn. Simply put, kids see themselves and their difficulties in books, and by reading them or being read to, they come to learn that they are not alone, and possibly even how to cope. So today we have decided to review a picture book…
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We’re Amazing, 1, 2, 3!
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-12-2017
We're Amazing 1, 2, 3! by Leslie Kimmelman Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com April is Autism Awareness Month so this is a great time to educate your community about autism. Spreading autism awareness is a great way to celebrate April and promote inclusion and acceptance in the classroom and beyond. And we are going to celebrate April by  reviewing  We’re Amazing 1, 2, 3! It is a great book which focuses on Autism which may affect as many as one in forty-five children. This book celebrates the differences among children wonderfully through a beautiful…
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Easter by Trudi Strain Trueit
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-10-2017
Easter by Trudi Strain Trueit Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Easter is just around the corner! And the freshness and joy of spring is just around the corner after a cold winter so we decided to review a book which introduces young kids to Easter and how it is celebrated throughout the world. I came across this AMAZING book on Epic called Easter by Trudi Strain Trueit and I absolutely loved it! This book is very informative and gives a great insight into the Easter celebrations.  It is certainly…
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Sid the Science Kid: Why are my shoes shrinking?
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-05-2017
Sid the Science Kid: Why are my shoes shrinking?by N-T Raymond Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com I absolutely loved reading Sid the Science kid. This is a valuable story and is a nice complement to other books featuring Sid.  This picture book is based on the Sid the Science Kid TV show (a Jim Henson production) and follows the standard format of the TV show. This series follows a boy named Sid, a very curious kid, through a school day. Sid starts the day with a question, and the…
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The Kissing Hand
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-03-2017
    The Kissing Hand  by Audrey Penn, Illustrations by Ruth E. Harper Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com I am AMAZED! Simply LOVE this book for the fact that it helped create a beautiful bond between me and my niece. I read this book to my 5 year old niece, Sarah and she absolutely loved it. After reading the book, I kissed her hands to say goodbye and she did the same with me just as Chester raccoons does to her Mom in this book. We found the cutest…
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Mars Science Lab Engineer Diana Trujillo
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 03-29-2017
Mars Science Lab Engineer Diana Trujillo by Kari Cornell Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com This book is an inspirational story of Diana Trujillo, who is an Aerospace Engineer at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). The book uses simple language and is recommended for children aged between 8 to 10 years of age. It tells the story of Diana Trujillo from when she was a kid, since she was always interested in Math’s and Science, she wanted to learn more about the outer space and stars and she…
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Malala Yousafzai: Shot by the Taliban, Still Fighting for Equal Education
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 03-15-2017
Malala Yousafzai: Shot by the Taliban, Still Fighting for Equal Education  by Matt Deoden Review By Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com This book is a powerful story of Malala Yosafzai, a young girl who fights for the right of all girls to be educated. I felt both humbled and inspired by the story of this brave girl. This is an inspirational story of the girl who single-handedly showed that the pen is mightier than the sword and I would recommend it for people of all ages. Author presents Malala's story…
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