Reading Corner

Elly and the Smelly Sneaker

Elly and the Smelly Sneaker

We just love books here at Mom-Spot and enjoy sharing our favorites with you. With how many books come on the market each month, we share with you only those that we deem worthy of your hard earned cash and your time to read them to or with your children. Sterling Children’s Books has a(…)

If You Were Me and Lived In…

If You Were Me and Lived In…

We are continuing to feature the beautiful book series, “If You Were Me and Live In…” by Carole P. Roman. Today, we will take a look at her subject areas of Viking Europe, Renaissance Italy, Ancient Greece, and Ancient China. Learn what kind of food you might eat in Ancient Greece, the clothes you wore(…)

The Secret Subway

The Secret Subway

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway. New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets. That is, until Alfred Ely(…)

The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

When her fisherman husband fails to come home after a storm at sea, the beautiful maiden Ling Yee is heartbroken. Every morning, she puts her baby on her back and clambers to the top of a cliff looking for any signs of his return. But day after day, she is disappointed. The villagers try to(…)

Steve Jobs – Insanely Great

Steve Jobs – Insanely Great

I love reading books but recently I have come to really enjoy graphic novels and biographies. One that caught my eye was “Steve Jobs – Insanely Great” by Jessie Hartland.  This is a fantastic book meant for teens but adults alike will enjoy it.  My passion is STEM and this book hits a home run(…)

Teach Children About Cultures Around the World

Teach Children About Cultures Around the World

We have shared with you in the past about a wonderful author, Carole P. Roman, and her books. Today we bring you more in her series, “If You Were Me and Lived In…” This series is an easy way to introduce your children to cultures around the world. Former social studies teacher Carole P. Roman(…)