Category Archives: non fiction

CAT SCIENCE UNLEASHED

Last year I featured a review of DOG SCIENCE UNLEASHED, using my own dog for the series of fun and revealing experiments. This new companion title is devoted to our feline friends. I currently don’t have a cat, but the … Continue reading

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Explorer Academy—CODEBREAKING ACTIVITY ADVENTURE

Unlock ancient puzzles and secrets introduced via supercool codes and ciphers in this companion book to the new Explorer Academy series. In the first activity book based on the Explorer Academy, kids test their knowledge of ancient codes and ciphers … Continue reading

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BRAIN GAMES-MIGHTY BOOK OF MIND BENDERS

Chock-full of puzzles, optical illusions, cranial challenges, and information on the latest research in neuroscience, this awesome activity book helps you discover even more about your amazing brain! It’s kid-friendly fun, based on the National Geographic hit television show, Brain … Continue reading

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STUDENT WORLD ATLAS

National Geographic continues to lead the way in this newest edition of the Student World Atlas. Get a hold of one when your child starts middle school. They’ll have a useful resource that can take them right through high school … Continue reading

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AWESOME ACHIEVERS in SCIENCE

BACKGROUND (From Hachette Book Group) Everyone has heard the names Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, but what about Michael Collins–the third brave Apollo 11 astronaut who didn’t get to walk on the moon? Many of the most relevant figures in … Continue reading

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AWESOME ACHIEVERS in TECHNOLOGY

BACKGROUND (From RUNNING PRESS) Everyone has heard the name Steve Jobs, but what about Nolan Bushnell–Jobs’s boss before the invention of Apple, and the founder of the first major video game, Pong? Many of the most relevant figures in tech … Continue reading

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WEIRD BUT TRUE! USA

The fourth of July finds a great partner with the newest version of this classic series. Here’s the background from AMAZON:         It’s weird. It’s true. And now, it’s red, white, and blue! Explore the wonderfully wacky … Continue reading

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