Parent Guide > How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle
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This week in class, we’re reading "How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle" by Shelby Pope for NPR.
In this article, the young innovator responsible for inventing the popsicle at 11 years old is discussed.
"Why should we value our youth?" and "Why do people succeed?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "How an 11-Year-Old Boy Invented the Popsicle" about?
- What did you learn about Growing Up?
- What did you learn about Resilience & Success?
- Watch Frank Epperson and the Popsicle – Stuff of Genius at home with your child.