Category Archives: non fiction

SNOOPY CANNONBALL!

It’s amazing that the first Peanut’s strip appeared on October 2, 1950 in seven newspapers. Now 72 years later the group feels like old friends.The creator of Peanuts would have turned 100 years old tomorrow (November 26). What better way … Continue reading

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THE ANTIRACIST KID

How does someone not old enough to vote make the world a better place? They might want to start with this new book focusing on the tools to combat systemic racism and injustice. Three sections help plant the seed: – … Continue reading

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DINOSAUR ATLAS

Big, Bold, and Beautiful! Those three words not only describe the dinosaurs but also this book dedicated to their existence on Earth.. The National Geographic KIDS title is Big (almost 11 x 14 inches). The Bold and Beautiful are all … Continue reading

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PIECE BY PIECE

I’m more than pleased to be today’s tour stop for Piece By Piece with my featured review of this new title, but first a big thank you to Blue Slip Media (Instagram; Facebook) and Amazon Publishing (Instagram; Twitter) for including … Continue reading

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HERO FOR THE HUNGRY

The amazing story of an Iowa farm boy whose life’s work impacted the world comes to life in this compelling biography. Norman Ernest Borlaug is likely a man you never heard of, but his work in developing higher yielding wheat … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE FOOD ATLAS and a GIVEAWAY!

Okay, now I’m hungry. This unique atlas is a wonderful guide to the foods around the world. Visit the 6 continents in any order to find out the unique food and tastes in that part of the world. An Ocean … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE BOOK OF THE FUTURE

The year 2050 is only 28 years from now, but by then we could be living in a world much different than now. This fantastic and honest look at the inventions that are on the horizon will affect us in … Continue reading

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CRITTER CHAT

Okay, what if Animals used Social Media? Humans have had both success and failures with the various platforms. Critter Chat from National Geographic KIDS tells you what to expect when animals have their own social media accounts. A Black Bear … Continue reading

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My Very Very…Silly Book of Games

There’s nothing like summer vacation to set the mood soaring for any middle grader. They can’t wait for days of sleeping in, maybe swimming, bike riding, fishing, or getting to see friends and relatives more. The excitement can lessen and … Continue reading

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JUST JOKING SCIENCE

This new JUST JOKING title centers around the world of science. The often corny one liners are perfect time fillers for ages 7-10. WHY DID T-REX CROSS THE ROAD? (Because the chicken didn’t exist yet.) WHAT DID THE BOTANIST GET … Continue reading

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