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03/08/2017
There are many life lessons children can learn from fairy tales and books in general. Books can help them learn about math, cooking, and the many cultures that make up this great world. Books can make your children more global-minded. With this in mind, The Tutoring Center, Roseville CA has complied a short list of culture enriching children’s books.

Lailah's Lunchbox by Reem Faruqi

Lailah is a Muslim girl who is starting school in a new country. She’s really excited to begin fasting for Ramadan because it's the first time she can participate. However, she’s worried that her classmates won’t understand why she isn’t eating lunch with them. Lailah’s Lunchbox is a great story that teaches about making new friends and respecting others’ beliefs.

Ruby’s Wish by Shirin Yim

Unlike most girls in China, Ruby doesn’t wish to get married when she grows up. She wants to go to college, just like boys do. Ruby’s Wish is based upon the story of the author’s grandmother when girls were expected to quit their education and get married, unlike modern day Chinese girls.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

William is a fourteen-year-old boy living in a village in Malawi. As they go through a drought, the villagers' crops begin to die. William takes it upon himself to bring electricity to his village and harness the wind’s power. Working against all odds, he builds a windmill out of scrap metal and bicycle parts. A tale of perseverance and underdogs, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is based on real events.

Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

Elliot and Kailash are pen pals! One lives in America and the other in India. They exchange pictures and letters and talk about what they like and dislike. Although their worlds look very different, they are very much the same. They both have buses, they both have pets, they both go to school, and both like to climb trees. Same, Same But Different shows that lives may look different, but if you look closely they are very similar too.

Children Can Practice Reading with Tutoring in Roseville

The Tutoring Center, Roseville CA has some great tutoring programs for children who need extra help with their reading. By signing up for tutoring in Roseville they can become better readers, which can help them become better students overall. Call The Tutoring Center, Roseville CA at 916-771-4100 to learn about their many programs.

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