Book Review: The Last Super Chef by Chris Negron

Tweet Curtis loves to cook. Whether it’s whipping up a cheese soufflé for his mom and younger sister or earning extra money for the family by selling gourmet cupcakes, he likes to use his culinary skills to make other people … Continue reading

Book Review: Marie Curie by Julie Knutson

Tweet Marie Curie was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery, with her husband Pierre, of the elements polonium and radium. She worked during a time when it was difficult for female scientists to be … Continue reading

Book Review: Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba

Tweet “I never dreamed my house had a secret unknown to my parents or me—and believe me, when I discovered it, I had no plans to get involved. I am a scaredy-cat.” Thus begins Temple Alley Summer by Sachiko Kashiwaba, … Continue reading

Book Review: Even and Odd by Sarah Beth Durst

Tweet Sisters Emma and Olivia are better known by their nicknames, Even and Odd, because their magic works only on alternating days. They live on the border of the normal world, selling items out of their family store to magical … Continue reading

Book Review: The Magnificent Books Series

Tweet Gone are the days when families kept a set of encyclopedias for reference when they wanted to find out facts about something they were interested in. But nonfiction books on a specific topic of interest that have beautiful illustrations, … Continue reading

Book Review: The Science and Technology of Leonardo da Vinci by Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan

Tweet Many people know that Leonardo da Vinci painted The Last Supper as a mural in Milan. Or they know of his famous portrait, The Mona Lisa. They may even know about some of his ideas to invent machines long … Continue reading

Book Review: Jungle Animals: A Spotter’s Guide by Jane Wilsher

Tweet Did you know that the platypus is one of the few poisonous mammals, able to inject poison through its back claws? Or that piranhas make sounds like short barks? These are just a couple of the interesting and fun … Continue reading

Book Review: Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber

Tweet Sarah has always felt strong and confident in her body. She loves basketball, is a key player for the team, and has a group of friends who also play. But her parents are both often away from home for … Continue reading

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