Category Archives: non fiction

Celebrate President’s Day with OUR COUNTRY’S PRESIDENTS

“I do solemnly swear…” I’m sure many of you were like me this past November, glued to the the screen as we watched this year’s presidential election come down to the wire. Author Ann Bausum and the editors at National … Continue reading

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SHACKLES FROM THE DEEP

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Michael H. Cottman takes readers on a four-year odyssey across four continents for the purpose of discovering his ancestors and what it meant to be on a slave ship. Featured here is the Henrietta Marie. It’s … Continue reading

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FAMOUS FAILS! from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

Failure happens in everyone’s life–some of us more than most. FAMOUS FAILS brings some of the worst failures, massive mistakes, and fails that accidentally became successes together in this nifty new book. Here’s the official book jacket blurb: Famous Fails! … Continue reading

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THE BOOK OF HEROINES & THE BOOK OF HEROES

THE OFFICIAL WORD From National Geographic Kids: The Book of Heroines and The Book of Heroes (ages 8-12, $14.99) – All kids are heroes in waiting and these two titles are sure to inspire. In The Book of Heroines (By … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE OCEANPEDIA from National Geographic Kids

Synopsis From NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS: Ultimate Oceanpedia (ages 7-10, $24.99) – Perfect for the ocean-obsessed, this book is the most complete ocean reference ever. Ultimate Oceanpedia is overflowing with amazing facts, photos, art and diagrams that take the reader on … Continue reading

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SHAKESPEARE–Investigate the Bard’s Influence on Today’s World

For young people age 12-15, mention the name William Shakespeare and you’ll get two very different reactions. Some can’t get enough while others find his writing confusing. This great new  title will satisfy both camps. The format is entertaining and … Continue reading

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EXPLORE PREDATORS AND PREY

Future scientists can rejoice at this new title from Nomad Press. The 90 pages are filled with 25 projects, which could be used by homeschoolers, students in lower grades as an independent study, or by a teacher with his or … Continue reading

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