Why do I have to wear glasses? A tough question from a child in the first or second grade who doesn’t want to look different from his or her classmates.
Some good answers for why a child has to wear glasses can be found in the following books.
Baby Duck and the Bad Eyeglasses, by Amy Hest (Candlewick Press)
Dogs Don’t Wear Glasses by Adrienne Geoghegan (Crocodile Books)
Libby’s New Glasses, by Tricia Tusa (Holiday House)
All the Better to See You With, by Margaret Wild (Whitman and Co)
Winnie Flies Again, by Korky Paul and Valerie Thomas (Oxford University Press)
X-Ray Mable and Her Magic Specs, by Claire Fletcher (Bodley Head)
The Arthur Books, by Marc Brown (Red Fox)
Glasses. Who needs ‘Em?, by Lane Smith (Viking)
Luna and the Big Blurr, by Shirley Day
Chuckie Visits the Eye Doctor by Luke David