Tag Archives: Middle Grade Non-Fiction

13 THINGS STRONG KIDS DO

Amy Morin, author of the best selling, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, has shifted gears to help tweens in the always tough growing up years. A chapter is dedicated to each idea and begins with a story of … Continue reading

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BOTS AND BODS

This illustrated guide explores humans and robots in a variety of ways. We’re both alike and different and we often work together to make life easier and solve problems. Four chapters organize the comparison: BODY BASICS GET MOVING SEEING AND … Continue reading

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PLANES

I remember the day clearly. It was a Saturday and I ventured out to a little league ball park to watch my 8-year-old nephew play in his first game. He took his position out in left field and sure enough … Continue reading

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KIDS vs. PLASTIC

Plastic is everywhere, but where it eventually ends up is a huge world problem. Unique solutions are being created by individuals. More often than not, it is our youth leading way in solving this crisis. National Geographic for the past … Continue reading

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OUR COUNTRY’S PRESIDENTS

Every four years National Geographic does an amazing job getting the newest volume of this iconic series out for readers. The proof comes toward the end with full coverage of the 2020 election and Inauguration that brought Joseph R. Biden … Continue reading

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REBEL GIRLS LEAD—25 TALES OF POWERFUL WOMEN

Reach for new heights with Vice President Kamala Harris. Organize voter registration with Stacey Abrams. Spread messages of kindness with Lady Gaga. And captain a team of Olympic gymnasts with Aly Raisman. This collection of 25 stories includes the most … Continue reading

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THE COOLEST STUFF ON EARTH

This big, bright and photo-packed gift-worthy book digs into the details behind our planet’s most magnificent marvels, epic extremes, and astonishing animals. . Did you know that dogs can shake off a pound of water in less than a second? That … Continue reading

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BRAIN CANDY 2

In 2019 I featured the first BRAIN CANDY book for kids. I’m a kid at heart because this big adult also enjoyed the fun format filled with facts. I was happy to see a second book in the series released … Continue reading

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NERDlet: ANIMALS

New series alert! Sometimes big nerdiness comes in a small package–and this little book is an animal nerd’s dream!In this little animal “Nerdlet” you’ll learn about the weirdest, coolest, most amazing creatures in the animal kingdom–and what makes them so complex. … Continue reading

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STRONGMAN

STRONGMAN is a much different kind of history book than I ever had in school. Best for sixth grade and up, it’s a compelling and honest look at how one person can gain the admiration of their people, even while … Continue reading

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