Tag: reading profiles

Profile: Girl, 7, tomboy likes nature, video games
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Profile: Girl, 7, tomboy likes nature, video games

When you’re trying to choose books for your own child, it’s really useful to ask kids with similar interests what they like. Chances are, there’ll be some cross-over. But it’s kind of hard to find just the right kid. So we’ve got a series of Profiles (click on Reading Profiles […]

Profile: Girl, 8, likes skiing and horses
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Profile: Girl, 8, likes skiing and horses

Quite a charmer. Here is a girl I know quite well. She’s a fun-loving, easygoing girl who has a twin brother (with a very different, albeit nonetheless charming disposition). If you know a girl like her, check out this girl’s favourite books and maybe your girl would like them, too. […]

Profile: Girl, 7, likes art, spaghetti
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Profile: Girl, 7, likes art, spaghetti

Playing in the snow. Here’s a girl who’s 7, and likes art, ballet and spaghetti. She also loves books. Maybe you know someone similar, who would like the same books she does. PROFILEFemale, age 7, Canadian, loves reading DESCRIBE YOURSELFSmart, creative LIKESArt, Disney World, spaghetti, ballet, soccer, horses and playing […]

Profile: Girl, 8, likes nature, poetry, art
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Profile: Girl, 8, likes nature, poetry, art

Pippi meets Wednesday. Here we have a likeable, creative, nature-loving and artistic eight-year-old girl. She’s a little bit Pippi Longstocking and a little bit Wednesday Adams. Sound like someone you know? If so, she might enjoy the same books this girl enjoys. PROFILEFemale, age 8 (almost 9), Canadian, enjoys reading […]

Profile: Male, 14, likes movies, skiing
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Profile: Male, 14, likes movies, skiing

Some great teen fantasy reads Do you know a teenaged boy who’s into movies, skiing and video games? Maybe he’ll like the same books as this young man. PROFILEMale, 14, enjoys reading DESCRIBE YOURSELFFunny, tall, smart, athletic LIKESVideo games, books, movies, skiing TOP FIVE FAVOURITE BOOKS1) Percy Jackson and the […]

Profile: Boy, 8, active, likes video games
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Profile: Boy, 8, active, likes video games

Parents are always asking each other for book suggestions.It’s a good idea, because what one child likes will often appeal to other kids of the same age and interests. I’ve decided to profile some very different kids and ask them to share their top five books. When kids are forced […]