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05/09/2017
Books allow us to explore the world in the comfort of our home. Here are a few suggestions for an imaginary trip around our planet.

Travel the World with Books

Getting on a plane and traveling the world isn’t accessible for everyone. However, traveling the world is possible with the help of books. There are many perks to reading fairy tales, one of them is the ability to travel to distant places without leaving home. Here are some amazing reading options to take your child on a trip around the world.

Africa

The Soccer Fence: A story of friendship, hope, and apartheid in South Africa by Jesse Joshua Watson. Hector loved to play soccer, but apartheid stopped him from being able to play with children from another part of the city. When Nelson Mandela was released from prison and slowly apartheid crumbled, Hector realized that even dreams that seem impossible can come true.

America

Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia by Jeanette Winter. Luis takes his two donkeys packed full of books on a journey around Colombia. His mission is to hand out free books to children all over the country.

Asia

Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes . This is a sweet adaptation of how Ganesha wrote the epic Hindu poem Mahabhrata. Ganesha loves candy so much that he breaks is tusk eating a jawbreaker. With the help of the poet Vyasa he learns that even what’s broken can be useful so he writes his poem.

Australia

Are We There Yet? by Alison Lester. Grace describes her three-month trip across Australia with her family. The family takes Poppa’s camper trailer over winter break to explore. The story teaches the reader about the diversity of sights in the country while mixing this in with family stories and fun times.

Tutoring in Johns Creek for More Learning

If you’re looking for ways to increase your child’s interest in reading and improve their reading skills, The Tutoring Center, Johns Creek GA can help. Tutoring in Johns Creek can help struggling readers and budding writers. To learn about their many tutoring options, just call them at 770-927-4577.

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