The futility of war
The life of a young girl in Hiroshima during WWII.
Do we expect more from technology and less from each other?
Sherry Turkle believes we do.
Improving a child’s ability (& desire) to learn
Build skills and excite interests that will stay with a child for life.
Video Review 1: Don’t Judge These Books By Their Covers
First video review from the Good Reading Guide - tell us what you think!
Reading Matters is MercatorNet’s blog about children’s literature. Our goal is to enable parents and educators to find quality books for young people. For an explanation of our evaluation system, click here. We welcome reader input and new reviewers. We love comments on the book reviews. Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
| our standards|
|highly recommended: you must read this!
recommended: age-appropriate and entertaining
acceptable: not outstanding but not problematic
some reservations: contains potentially problematic scenes or concepts
not recommended: not appropriate for intended readers