Book Review: Reaching for the Moon by Katherine Johnson

Tweet Katherine Johnson broke the barriers for her gender and race at a time when Black women were often relegated to one of two jobs: school teacher or domestic worker. But her dad taught her to remember that while she … Continue reading

Book Review: Science Comics The Brain by Tory Woollcott

Tweet If your middle-schoolers are interested in how the body works, then they’ll probably love the new title in the Science Comics series called The Brain: The Ultimate Thinking Machine by Tory Woollcott and Alex Graudins. The graphic novel format, … Continue reading

Book Review: Robots and Drones by Mairghread Scott and Jacob Chabot

Tweet When I think of robots and drones, ancient Greece doesn’t come to mind. In fact, an early kind of robot called an automaton let Greek people drop in a coin to get water. In the 1600s Japan, a moveable … Continue reading

Book Review: Ada Lace, On the Case by Emily Calandrelli

Tweet Ada Lace is new in town and her mom wants her to make friends before school starts. She meets Nina and the two of them start observing life in Juniper Gardens, which is their neighborhood. As the two get … Continue reading

Book Review: Older Than Dirt by Don Brown and Dr. Mike Perfit

Tweet The story of Earth is a story of geology — continents shifting, volcanoes erupting, plates shifting, rocks forming, and more. That story comes alive for young readers in Older Than Dirt: A Wild But True History of Earth by … Continue reading

Book Review: Sydney & Simon: To the Moon by Paul A. Reynolds and Peter H. Reynolds

Tweet Twins Sydney & Simon are working on their own to create a big project about the moon. The winner of the classroom STEAM project will get to meet a famous astronaut. Sydney has the creative part down, while Simon … Continue reading

Book Review: Curious Constructions by Michael Hearst

Tweet Throughout the world you can find strange structures made by man and nature. Take, for example, termite mounds. If you compare the size of termites to the size of humans you’d find that the mounds are equivalent in height … Continue reading

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