Published: 2017-09-05 15:59
Last Updated: 2017-09-05 16:03
Reading culture might not be big amongst Jordanian kids, but parents mustn’t let school textbooks be the only books their children ever flick through.
Not only does the knowledge gained from reading empower children’s minds, but it broadens their imagination as well.
More importantly, countless life lessons can be learned from the many great works in children’s literature.
These are 12 books with valuable life lessons that will specifically benefit children growing up in Jordan.
365 Manners Kids Should Know by Sheryl Eberly
2. Dangers of smoking
Smoking Stinks!! By Kim Gosselin
3. Careful driving
Safe Young Drivers: A Guide for Parents and Teens by Phil Berardelli
4. Empowering girls
Not All Princesses Dress In Pink by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple
5. Embracing other cultures
Two Mrs. Gibsons by Toyomi Igus
Piglet and Mama by Margaret Wild and Stephen Michael King
7. Social skills
Llama Llama Time To Share by Anna Dewdney
Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud
The Signmaker's Assistant by Tedd Arnold
The Recess Queen by Alexis O'Neill
12. Animal rights
Tails Are Not for Pulling by Elizabeth Verdick