Tag Archives: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

HERO FOR THE HUNGRY

The amazing story of an Iowa farm boy whose life’s work impacted the world comes to life in this compelling biography. Norman Ernest Borlaug is likely a man you never heard of, but his work in developing higher yielding wheat … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE BOOK OF THE FUTURE

The year 2050 is only 28 years from now, but by then we could be living in a world much different than now. This fantastic and honest look at the inventions that are on the horizon will affect us in … Continue reading

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CRITTER CHAT

Okay, what if Animals used Social Media? Humans have had both success and failures with the various platforms. Critter Chat from National Geographic KIDS tells you what to expect when animals have their own social media accounts. A Black Bear … Continue reading

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THE ANGEL OF SANTO TOMAS

Classified as a picture book biography for elementary age readers (5-10 years old), The Angel of Santo Tomas is the heartwarming story of Philippine’s courageous Doctor Fe Del Mundo. Fe del Mundo’s sister dreamt of becoming a doctor—a big dream … Continue reading

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STEVE SPANGLER’S SUPER COOL SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS!

I first became familiar with Steve Spangle when he appeared frequently on a local news program. His infectious enthusiasm for Science was demonstrated with the many fun experiments he shared with his audience. It didn’t take long until the Ellen … Continue reading

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ZION UNMATCHED

Tell me something I can’t do. and I will do it or die trying. That’s what happens when you are born without legs. People immediately doubt you. Or they look at you funny. Or as less than human. But I’ve … Continue reading

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WHO WAS HARRIET TUBMAN?

THE “Who Was/Is….” series of paperbacks has over 250 titles to choose from. It began 20 years ago with just four titles. Each book provides a great start for kids who want to learn about some of the iconic names … Continue reading

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HARDCOURT

Basketball fans from middle grade on up will be enthralled with stories as to how the NBA developed into one of the best professional sports organizations. Prolific sportswriter Fred Bowen, who has written more than 25 titles for MG audiences, … Continue reading

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Spectacular Sisters

I agree, but it took me a long time to reach that opinion. Growing up with one older and two younger sisters I was surrounded by girls. Yep, always in the middle. Back then they were anything but spectacular to … Continue reading

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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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