Reading Corner

Pride & Joy

  Product Description:  In Pride and Joy, child psychologist Kenneth Barish brings together the best of recent advances in clinical and neuroscience research with the author’s three decades of experience working with children and families. He shows how a deeper appreciation of our children’s emotions offers parents a new understanding of their children’s development and better(…)

Radiant Girl

Radiant Girl

Radiant Girl by Andrea White A girl’s 11th birthday always brings big changes to her world, but for Katya Dubko, it is truly the end of the world as she knows it. In the northern Ukraine, an area of dense forests, abundant wild life, and sparkling rivers, Katya’s little village of Yanov has been a(…)

Assault:  The Crippled Champion

Assault: The Crippled Champion

Assault: The Crippled Champion: The King Ranch Racehorse How would a small, stumbling colt with the tough name “Assault” tell his own story of courage and victory? In this delightful true account of King Ranch’s champion racehorse, Marjorie Parker involves her young readers in the life of the Texas thoroughbred who ran on two hooves(…)

Oobleck Slime and Dancing Spaghetti

Oobleck Slime and Dancing Spaghetti

Oobleck, Slime & Dancing Spaghetti: Twenty Terrific at Home Science Experiments Inspired by Favorite Children’s Book. Combining classic children’s literature with fun kitchen science experiments, this handbook is an ideal resource for parents or teachers who want to instill a cross-curricular approach to educating their children. A wide range of experiments are featured, including how(…)

Words by the Handful

Words by the Handful

Here at Mom-Spot.com we are the lucky recipient of books from several publishing houses and countless authors.  As a proponent of literacy and reading with our kids, we are launching our Reading Recommendation lists this month.  Lists are broken down by age and are linked to our reviews of the books.  The lists also include(…)

Helping Your Child Learn To Read: 5 Skills Your Child Must Learn

Good reading skills are very important for children to develop as they enter Kindergarten or first grade. Understanding the best way to help your child develop these skills requires focusing on a few key reading comprehension concepts: Verbal language skills Listening skills Letter recognition Phonological skills Writing skills All five of these concepts are important,(…)