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Reading Tips 

Learn how your child can improve their reading skills by using these simple and useful tips.

Kumon Booklist- Humorous Books

Finding enjoyable books is key to fostering a love of reading and making it a life-long habit. Above all, children and adolescents prefer to read books that make them laugh*. These five books from the Kumon Recommended Reading List are sure to entertain!

Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judi and Ronald


5 Books that Are Great for Summer Reading and Complemented by Popular Movies

Sometimes, parents have to be creative in motivating their children to read over the summer. Since many renowned children’s books have been made into major motion pictures, one tip to incentivize summer reading is to reward children with watching the title-based movie after they finish reading the book. Having a discussion with your child about


Favorite Books of Children Six to Eight Years Old

In 2014, Scholastic conducted a large research study that surveyed the attitudes of children and parents towards reading. The results were published as the fifth edition of the Kids & Family Reading Report™. Children answered questions about their preferences in literature and the results were groups by ages. Titles from several distinguished series of books


5 Books on Friendship

From the Kumon Recommended Reading List, these stories of unlikely friendships show how people with differences can become best friends.  Mostly award-winning titles, these books feature unique pairs of friends and the value in companionship.

Yo! Yes? by Chris Raschka

For pre-readers
Though they only exchange a few words, two boys become great