Tag Archives: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

Celebrate Women’s History Month with MOTOR GIRLS

First up… The winner of last Monday’s giveaway of THE ONLY ROAD is MS. YINGLING READS. Karen provides wonderful insights into books and she is the most prolific reader I know. Congratulations! ************************************************************ This new title from Sue Macy and … Continue reading

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Celebrate President’s Day with OUR COUNTRY’S PRESIDENTS

“I do solemnly swear…” I’m sure many of you were like me this past November, glued to the the screen as we watched this year’s presidential election come down to the wire. Author Ann Bausum and the editors at National … Continue reading

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FAMOUS FAILS! from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS

Failure happens in everyone’s life–some of us more than most. FAMOUS FAILS brings some of the worst failures, massive mistakes, and fails that accidentally became successes together in this nifty new book. Here’s the official book jacket blurb: Famous Fails! … Continue reading

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THE BOOK OF HEROINES & THE BOOK OF HEROES

THE OFFICIAL WORD From National Geographic Kids: The Book of Heroines and The Book of Heroes (ages 8-12, $14.99) – All kids are heroes in waiting and these two titles are sure to inspire. In The Book of Heroines (By … Continue reading

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SHAKESPEARE–Investigate the Bard’s Influence on Today’s World

For young people age 12-15, mention the name William Shakespeare and you’ll get two very different reactions. Some can’t get enough while others find his writing confusing. This great new  title will satisfy both camps. The format is entertaining and … Continue reading

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EXPLORE PREDATORS AND PREY

Future scientists can rejoice at this new title from Nomad Press. The 90 pages are filled with 25 projects, which could be used by homeschoolers, students in lower grades as an independent study, or by a teacher with his or … Continue reading

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TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS

I had a teacher once who read short stories from a paperback book filled with Arabian tales. They were confusing at times but fast moving with action and mystery. This new book by Donna Jo Napoli, with gorgeous, whimsical illustrations … Continue reading

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