Category Archives: non fiction

The Poetry of US

Welcome to day two of my National Geographic for Kids Holiday Wish List.  You can check out day one here. Poet J. Patrick Lewis had an idea. Compile the best poems about the United States and its territories, especially those … Continue reading

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My Holiday List from NGK!

National Geographic Kids offers the best in engrossing, colorful, and fun-filled titles. Over the next week I’ll be sharing five recommendations. Many are best gift wrapped and placed under the tree, but a few selections could be stuffed in that … Continue reading

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I AM A WONDER WOMAN

A great idea becomes reality with the release of this new non-fiction title. Sixty outstanding women from the present and past are each featured in their own two-page spreads. They’re presented alphabetically by first name beginning with Ada Lovelace and … Continue reading

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THE RENAISSANCE GIVEAWAY

European history comes alive with this new four book set from Nomad Press. Learn all about the Thinkers, Inventors, Artists, and Explorers from the 14th to 17th century. These would be great for a school or for those home schoolers … Continue reading

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DOG SCIENCE UNLEASHED

This dog loving new title from National Geographic Kids was not one I could review alone. Fortunately, I had my canine companion, Tatum, nearby to give me a hand. She was more interested in sniffing the pages than reading, but … Continue reading

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TO THE MOON AND BACK

Next July marks the 50th anniversary of the historic first moon walk.  The televised event made our world stop for a moment and marvel at this stunning achievement. TO THE MOON AND BACK is an in your face way to … Continue reading

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SOLVE THIS!

Attention! All budding engineers should get a copy of this book. It will confirm you are on the right career path. It might even entice those who had never even thought about a career in engineering to give it a … Continue reading

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