Category Archives: non fiction

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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BENEATH THE WAVES

Happy Earth Day! What better way to recognize this important date than by introducing a new book from National Geographic KIDS. Beneath the Waves is a true celebration of our most precious resource. The ocean is full of mystery and … Continue reading

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MARS IS

HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) is the most advance camera ever sent into space. Scientists attached the camera to a spacecraft orbiting Mars and since 2006, pictures have been streaming back to Earth. Many of the colorful images are … Continue reading

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