Category Archives: non fiction

THIS BOOK IS CUTE

This Book Is Cute! The Soft and Squishy Science and Culture of “Aww” by Sarah Wassner Flynn  Ever wonder why some creatures just make you want to cuddle them? Those adorable big eyes. Those floppy ears! And that soft velvety fur. Welcome … Continue reading

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UNDAUNTED

As a young scientist, Birute Mary Galdikas had a mission: to find and study the elusive orangutans of Borneo’s rain forest to help protect this amazing and elusive species.  Award-winning author Anita Silvey explores the life and legacy of this … Continue reading

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LUNA: The Science and Stories of Our Moon

Publishing in time for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, astronomer, artist and former Director of Science Information for the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics David Aguilar explores the moon from all angles, from its place in the night sky and our … Continue reading

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ALMANAC 2020

National Geographic Kids celebrates the 10th anniversary of this iconic series with a 2020 edition sure to fill those long summer days. Eleven eye-popping chapters are filled with games, resources, cool technology, and humor. Readers will also find interviews with … Continue reading

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FROM AN IDEA TO NIKE

“Dream audaciously. Have the courage to fall forward.”  Nike Founder Phil Knight This new series continues with the fascinating rise of a shoe company in FROM AN IDEA TO NIKE. Last week I took a look at another success story— … Continue reading

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20 RECIPES KIDS SHOULD KNOW

If Esme Washburn ever opens her own restaurant, I’ll go out of my way to visit and enjoy one of her delicious meals. Thankfully, readers won’t have to wait. Try out twenty of her creations in this celebration of food. … Continue reading

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FROM AN IDEA TO DISNEY

Disney is a name that brings a smile to children’s faces whether it be through movies, television, or visits to the many theme parks. This captivating new series gets a great start with the story behind Walt Disney. His successes … Continue reading

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