Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

"Nim's Island": A Tale of Survival and Bravery

Daily Tips

Try something new with your kids every day! Find tips on reading, learning, and raising a well-rounded child.
 
 

Today's Tip

Today's Tip: 
June 30, 2017
"Nim's Island": A Tale of Survival and Bravery

Nim Rusoe and her scientist father reside on a deserted island, where Nim has learned without the aid of much technology. But when her father doesn’t return from a three-day journey, Nim must rely on her skills to survive. As you read this book by Wendy Orr together, ask your child to discuss the parts of the story that she found most exciting, along with the parts that surprised or inspired her. 

 
 

Find Just-Right Books

Activities & Fun

If the weather isn't cooperating and your kids can't go...
Our lovely Valentine’s crafts will charm your children and fill your...
Put together the pieces to create a Valentine’s message.
Before kids share a book with a friend, ask them to have this book...
Your child will warm up to this reading and writing mini book that...
Rank the books your kids read and keep score of which is the best they...