Category Archives: non fiction

GUITARS

I’ve always had a fascination with guitars. As a teen I took lessons on an acoustic guitar but never got very good at it. I still enjoy the different sounds guitars can make. There’s nothing better than listening to a … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

THREADS OF PEACE

This thoroughly researched biography of these famous men is not a boring account of the history and events connected with each. Instead, you’ll be mesmerized by the story telling and gain a deep understanding about the ways and personality of … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Sharks at Your Service

Most humans are either scared or enthralled by these creatures of the sea. SHARKS AT YOUR SERVICE uses the voice of a child to convince readers that sharks need protection from people out to destroy their species. It’s a fascinating … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

UNFORGOTTEN

Last week I participated in the Unforgotten Blog Tour, a new title about the life of Dian Fossey. There you learned of TWO LIES AND ONE TRUTH about this iconic mountain gorilla researcher, written by author Anita Silvey. Today is … Continue reading

Posted in non fiction | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Weird but True! OCEAN

Dive into these fishy facts: Did you know that the prehistoric shark, megalodon, had jaws so big that it could swallow a car? Or that goats, pigs, dogs, cats, and even an alpaca have all learned how to surf? And … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

CONSTELLATIONS FOR KIDS

I still remember sitting in a planetarium watching a presentations on constellations. I was about 8 years old and couldn’t wait for nighttime to come so I could find Cassiopeia. The name was one I had never heard and success … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

ALMANAC 2022

We’re not quite through the first half of 2021, but already the number one best selling kids almanac is yours to savor in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2022. It’s a curl up in the bed kind of book or one … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Fantastic Summer Reading from Nat Geo Kids!

Summer is right at our doorstep with pools opening and trips planned. Let’s not forget reading. It’s a life long skill not to forget when away from the classroom and homework. Reluctant readers and anyone else interested in hacks and … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

BUILD IT SCIENCE BIOGRAPHIES

The set of three books is a fascinating, interactive look at 3 famous scientists. Names you’ve heard before but maybe not their full stories. Each volume begins with a 2-page timeline of the person’s life. It sets the stage for … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , | 1 Comment

TOP SECRET

National Geographic KIDS and authors’ Crispin Boyer & Suzanne Zimbler hit the mark with this new title. I was fascinated throughout the 192 pages. The hardback is one of those hard to put down books you’ll be going back to … Continue reading

Posted in Middle Grade Book Reviews, non fiction | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments