About Reading Monster

  Reading Monster creates inspirational learning materials for parents and schools to help children reach their potential.

  Melissa Shestack started Reading Monster to fill a void of empowering children to understand how their brain, mood and nutrition impact their ability to learn.

  Her years as an elementary teacher and learning consultant have informed her approach that makes learning fun and effective.

  Mrs. Shestack earned a Bachelors degree in Elementary and Special Education and a Masters degree in Learning Disabilities.

  She resides in Miami Beach, Florida with her two children and husband.

A Sample from Your Big, Beautiful Brain


  Your Big, Beautiful Brain is a new book from Reading Monster. The goal is to help teach a child about his or her own brain to increase learning confidence. The brain facts, inspirational phrases and the slogan, “Kiss Your Brain” will enhance any learning environment. Children will enjoy the vibrant graphics, advanced vocabulary and the interactive component of the book. This inspirational learning tool will teach children to take on any challenge.

Your Big, Beautiful Brain uses brain facts with inspirational slogans to increase learning confidence in children.


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Your Big, Beautiful Brain 


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  This book uses brain facts with inspirational slogans to increase learning confidence. Your brain has no limit and the earlier children come to this conclusion the better prepared they will be for our innovative society.


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