Back to School

August 17, 2017

It’s that wonderful time of year! No, not Christmas. It’s back to school! Woohoo!!! At least for a lot of us parents out there right? Just teasing; sort of. And while it can be bittersweet to see your young ones off to school again, we all want them to succeed. As such, below is a handpicked list of our favorite free books aimed at helping children strive in school. And hopefully having fun while doing so.

Also remember that we have an extensive library of Children’s books encouraging them to read for fun:

>>> https://www.free-ebooks.net/category/youth

 As Nelson Mandela says, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

1 How to Succeed in School

How to Succeed in School

Michael | Educational

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Authored by a former university educator and researcher, this free eBook provides students and their parents with learning strategies that will lead toward success in school. Also includes a discussion about the true nature of intelligence, an examination of the myths about IQ, and a look behind the myth of learning styles. 

2 Positive Parenting: Make Your Children Winners

Positive Parenting: Make Your Children Winners

B. K. Narayan | Parenting/Children

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Smart and easy ways to help your child build his/her self-confidence, excel in school, and achieve maximum success while being protected from stress, depression, and root causes for failure.

3 Choosing a School for Your Child

Choosing a School for Your Child

U.S. Department of Education | Academic Articles

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Step-by-step advice on how to choose among the schools available to your child. Identifies important factors you may want to consider before making a decision.

4 How to Help Your Kids Succeed in School

How to Help Your Kids Succeed in School

K5learning | Parenting/Children

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This book provides practical advice and specific activities parents can use to help their kids excel in school. It is aimed at parents of children in elementary school. We believe – and research shows – that a child’s success in school is often defined at a very early age. We wrote this book to encourage and help parents to be pro-active in getting their kids off on the right foot.

5 Wychetts

Wychetts

William Holley | Fiction

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Study break #1 -  Enjoy this spooky tale; the first book in the popular Wychetts series (others available free here too). 

6 SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) and ISEE Tips-Learn How to Excel on the High School Admission

SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) and ISEE Tips-Learn How to Excel on the High School Admission

Amy Wells | Marketplace

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It's no secret that getting into a good private school will give you the best chance of getting into the top colleges afterwards. This report will help your child get an edge in this very competitive world that we live in today. With this information, your child will have the best chance of passing the SSAT and ISEE and getting into the private school of their choice

7 Achieving Dramatic School Improvement: An Exploratory Study

Achieving Dramatic School Improvement: An Exploratory Study

U.S. Department of Education | Teacher's Resources

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Improving persistently low-performing schools is a core goal of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), the most recent reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. As a result, policymakers have sought ways to address the increasingly large numbers of schools identified as low-performing. 

8 A Cultural Paradox Fun in Mathematics

A Cultural Paradox Fun in Mathematics

Jeffrey A. Zilahy | Science

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ThiseBook is ideal for students who need a little push to get motivated, and is also great for scientists and those in the math community who like to stay abreast on relevant and current topics. Perfect as supportive text to any science course or class. 

9 Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Helping Your Child Succeed in School

U.S. Department of Education | Parenting/Children

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15 fun activities to do with your children (ages 5-11) to help expand their imagination, obey, organize, help others, and much more.

10 How to Become Famous in High School

How to Become Famous in High School

Grey Gheist | Fiction

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Study break #2 - No this is not a real guide but rather a work of fiction possibly all too familiar for many of us! 

11 Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom

Reducing Behavior Problems in the Elementary School Classroom

U.S. Department of Education | Teacher's Resources

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Provides information to help parents, elementary school educators, as well as school and district administrators develop and implement effective prevention and intervention strategies that promote positive student behavior.

12 Helping Your Child Learn Math With Activities for Children Aged 5 to 13

Helping Your Child Learn Math With Activities for Children Aged 5 to 13

| Parenting/Children

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Discover how much fun you can have while helping your children learn math! 

13 Helping Your Child Become a Reader

Helping Your Child Become a Reader

U.S. Department of Education | Parenting/Children

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Help children gain the skills they need to become good readers. Here are ways to turn everyday activities into learning experiences for infants to 6-year old children.

14 Raising the Next Teen Millionaire

Raising the Next Teen Millionaire

Samuel Ufot Ekekere | Parenting/Children

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That little teen sitting at the corner of your home has the potential to be a millionaire. You can help him find that millionaire within by reading this book.

15 A Call from the Dark

A Call from the Dark

Adam Deverell | Youth

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Study break #3 - With over 125,000 downloads and a 4.6-star reader rating, A Call from the Dark reigns as our most popular Youth book. Enjoy a (hopefully) well deserved break!