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  Everyday we hear of extraordinary stories of ordinary people in all corners of the world who inspire us to greater heights. Many of these stories have now been penned down and made into books available right here at Ilovereading.

How Children Succeed - Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character

  Children’s lives seem to be a story of academic challenge after another. We are becoming convinced that only a good performance in school will lead to success later on in life. However, studies are increasingly showing that the qualities most likely to ensure a better and more fulfilling life are perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control.

  This book introduces us to a new generation of researchers and educators who are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character and uncover surprising ways for parents to prepare their children for adulthood.

  With the help of these new strategies, children can go on to achieve amazing things in life. This thought-provoking book that will change the way you think about raising and educating children.

 

  1. Pen Pal Whizz

    Pen-Pal provides an additional dimension to the traditional book reading. Besides the tactile sensory of holding a physical book, the child is also able to engage in visual and audio learning. If unsure of interpretation, user is able to re-affirm his understanding by tapping on characters and illustrations in the book to interact with it. With just the pen and books, Learning can happen anywhere and anytime. Individual and group learning is possible. Pen can be customized to read any book in any languages. Users are able to learn at their own pace, repeating the content whenever they like. With additional audio element, children are less likely to be distracted by other external factors. Embedded games within the books will keep user engaged while reading. Learn More

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  2. Peranakan Tiles

    In the early part of the 20th century, decorative tiles popularly known as ‘maiolica’ or ‘majolica’ tiles across the world, found favour with the affluent Peranakan community of a Singapore. Learn More

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  3. Pioneering disabled and the able

    "Pioneering the disabled and the able is a series of profiles, poignantly recounting how disabled Singaporeans have overcome their difficulties and found success in life against impossible odds. It explodes the myth of the disabled as passive recipients of charity. Learn More

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  4. Scott & Witty Wikky - A Young Inventor's Quest

    Inspired by real-life events of a talented 10-year old inventor, this character-building story is packed with humour, educational elements and interesting facts. Learn More

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  5. Steve Jobs By Walter Isaacson

    The phenomenal worldwide bestseller from the author of the acclaimed biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. From bestselling author Walter Isaacson comes the landmark biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members, key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation. Learn More

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  6. Sun Tzu - The Art of War

    The masterpiece of the sage Sun Tzu is a military treatise written in China more than 2500 years ago. He recognized that we live in a world of conflict, which could not be ignored or denied but had to be mastered and understood. Sun Tzu's profound wisdom is not limited to military applications - his aphorisms offer important advice for dealing with other realms of human conflict, such as the pyschological tensions of everyday life and the difficulties of any joint endeavour, including business ventures. Arranged into 13 chapters from Estimates to the Employment of Secret Agents, and enhanced by beautiful calligraphy, The Art of War is more relevant now than ever. TZU SUN + GRIFFITH SAMUEL B Learn More

    $39.95
  7. The Domestic Goddess Wannabe Bakes

    Full-time cooking instructor, online retailer, blogger and mother of two, Diana Gale knows what it’s like to juggle motherhood with a busy life. Her culinary blog The Domestic Goddess Wannabe won Best Cooking Blog twice at Singapore’s Blog Awards and Diana is widely thought of as Singapore’s baking guru. Learn More

    $48.04
  8. The Man Who Rode Around Borneo - Rahim Resad

    Adventure cyclist Rahim Resad’s biking travels have taken him to exotic places such as Sumatra, Krabi and Bali in search of the road less travelled. In celebration of Singapore’s 50th birthday in 2015, Rahim has grand plans to embark on an Artic-Asia Solo Cycling Adventure from the Arctic Circle in Norway back to Singapore. To prepare for this epic trip of a lifetime, he embarked on a cycling journey around Borneo, the third-largest island in the world. Surrounded by Brunei and Malaysia to the north and Indonesia in the south, Borneo is known for its harsh equatorial heat and incredible jungle roads – the perfect grounds for Rahim to test his physical and mental endurance. The Man Who Rode around Borneo shares Rahim’s life changing experience in beautiful Borneo. Learn More

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  9. The Young Scientists Series In 12 Volumes

    Scientists are often presented as old men in white coats, but this series shows that great discoveries have been made by people of all ages and cultures—some are young people, and many are female. Learn More

    $53.40
  10. Timmy & Tammy Discover Series

    Join Timmy and Tammy as they discover amazing and inspiring facts about our culture, our people and our home, Singapore! Learn More

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