Books About Manners

For Good Manners Month I’d like to share some books about manners you might find interesting. *May contain affiliate links. Books About Manners for Kids and Adults For Adults 365 Manners Kids Should Know by Sheryl Eberly Every day of the year you can read a bit about teaching your children and teens about manners… Read More »

Pick Up Your Pen: The Art of Handwriting by Monica Dengo

Stars: ★★★☆☆ Owlkids Books (2012) Ages 6 to 9 112 pages Cursive writing is not taught as much anymore, especially in Canada. Two provinces have already eliminated it from their curriculum. Even for places where cursive writing has not been eliminated, children are spending more and more time online and less time writing. Monica Dengo… Read More »

Why Do We Fight? Conflict, War and Peace by Niki Walker

Stars: ***** OwlKids Books (September 2013) Children’s Nonfiction Ages 10-14 80 Pages Summary: Types of conflict including battles, protests, standoffs and strikes, how they start, why they start and different ways people deal (or don’t deal) with conflict. War is definitely not a favourite subject of mine. I’m not a history buff, especially when it… Read More »

What Children Need to Learn to Read by Michelle Vallene

Stars: ★★★★☆ Learners Lane (2010) Parenting/Education Book/CD Summary: A basic guide to helping your child learn to read from Birth to Age 6. What works best for each age group, how to make it fun and a large list of resources.   I’ve read up on children learning to read before and while The Reading… Read More »