As you read, watch for pairs of characters who get along the same way you get along with someone in your life. How can you tell that they have feelings similar to yours? Talk about the book with that special person in your life.
People of the World
Have you ever heard people speaking another language on a bus or in the grocery store and wondered what they were saying? In this shrinking world, parents and children can benefit from reading books together about other cultures. Try some of these titles to find out what people in other countries and who speak other languages might have in common with you and your family! Books below are listed at five levels so there is something for each and every family member, no matter what the grade or reading level! Related activities and books the whole family can enjoy together are described or linked to at the end of each level.