Tag Archives: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

GUITARS

I’ve always had a fascination with guitars. As a teen I took lessons on an acoustic guitar but never got very good at it. I still enjoy the different sounds guitars can make. There’s nothing better than listening to a … Continue reading

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THREADS OF PEACE

This thoroughly researched biography of these famous men is not a boring account of the history and events connected with each. Instead, you’ll be mesmerized by the story telling and gain a deep understanding about the ways and personality of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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