Category Archives: non fiction

EVOLUTION—HOW LIFE ADAPTS TO A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

This science title will have STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fans cheering. Filled with interesting facts, essential questions, and interactive projects, EVOLUTION is a must have for classrooms and home. Here’s the official blurb from Nomad Press: Why do humans … Continue reading

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HOW TO ACE THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BEE

The official study guide is now in its fifth edition and 2017’s version brings the first update since 2012. You don’t have to be a Bee participant to enjoy this book. The middle section includes over 40 pages of sample … Continue reading

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A MYSTERY FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

The fascinating history of this man-powered submarine is told in just enough detail to peak the interest of  middle grade kids. The Hunley was designed to attack Union ships during the Civil War. It’s history was short with many missions … Continue reading

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DON’T READ THIS BOOK BEFORE BED

This new book from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS is especially spine tingling during the season of spooks and goblins. The tales here though dare to explain some of the odder places, animals, and occurrences in our world. Just in case you … Continue reading

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GIRLS IN SCIENCE: ARCHAELOGY

Young people need role models. Someone to look up to when confused about what they want to do in the future. Girls, especially at middle grade age, begin to get mixed messages about what is possible. That’s why the GIRLS … Continue reading

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UNITED STATES ATLAS

The fifth edition from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS is a treasure for any boy or girl studying our great country. It’s divided into five geographical areas along with a special section for the territories. Each state gets its own colorful two-page … Continue reading

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WEIRD BUT TRUE! DAILY PLANNER

You see it every school year. Potential success spoiled by a lack of organization. This new and fun Daily Planner from National Geographic Kids could be the first step to uncluttering the mess. Spiral bound so it can lay flat, … Continue reading

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