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Fear of math word problems? Why developing reading ability may be the solution to help your child.

Can you solve this word problem?
A pen and a pencil cost one dollar and twenty cents in total. The pen costs one dollar more than the pencil. How much does the pencil cost?
The answer is 10 cents. Did you get it right?

If you broke out in a cold sweat at the


Kumon Staff Pick: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

RRL Title: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
Grade/Kumon Level of Book: Pre-K-2/5A-10 (RAL) & 3A-6
Why do you personally enjoy this book?
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is one of my favorite children’s books. It is a fun story about a family adventure that reminds me of the “hunting” I


Kumon Staff Pick: Fever, 1793

RRL Title: Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
Grade/Kumon Level of Book: 9-12/H – 7
Why do you personally enjoy this book?
Fever, 1793 is a moving work of historical fiction that, once begun, is a hard one to put down. While it is a quick read, the character development is such that readers


Happy “Read Across America Day!” Kick-off National Reading Month by Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday With These Fun Activities

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”- Dr. Seuss
Every year at the beginning of March, children across the country kick-off National Reading Month by celebrating the birthday of the beloved
Dr. Seuss and the many characters that have been immortalized