Tag Archives: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

Explorer Academy—CODEBREAKING ACTIVITY ADVENTURE

Unlock ancient puzzles and secrets introduced via supercool codes and ciphers in this companion book to the new Explorer Academy series. In the first activity book based on the Explorer Academy, kids test their knowledge of ancient codes and ciphers … Continue reading

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AWESOME ACHIEVERS in SCIENCE

BACKGROUND (From Hachette Book Group) Everyone has heard the names Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, but what about Michael Collins–the third brave Apollo 11 astronaut who didn’t get to walk on the moon? Many of the most relevant figures in … Continue reading

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AWESOME ACHIEVERS in TECHNOLOGY

BACKGROUND (From RUNNING PRESS) Everyone has heard the name Steve Jobs, but what about Nolan Bushnell–Jobs’s boss before the invention of Apple, and the founder of the first major video game, Pong? Many of the most relevant figures in tech … Continue reading

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WEIRD BUT TRUE! USA

The fourth of July finds a great partner with the newest version of this classic series. Here’s the background from AMAZON:         It’s weird. It’s true. And now, it’s red, white, and blue! Explore the wonderfully wacky … Continue reading

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THE HUMAN BODY

Did you know that your brain has up to 100 billion nerve cells? Wow! What else is going on in your body? In The Human Body: Get Under the Skin with Science Activities for Kids, middle schoolers learn about the … 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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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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