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

Book Review: Fault Lines & Tectonic Plates by Kathleen M. Reilly

Tweet Why do earthquakes occur? What contributes to the eruption of volcanoes? How do tectonic plates move against each other? The answers to these questions and others related to how our planet formed mountain ranges, ocean trenches, certain types of … Continue reading

Book Review: Why? Answers to Everday Scientific Questions

Tweet Have you ever wondered why trees drop their leaves in the fall, why the wind blows, or why ice floats? The answers to these and other common questions about the world around us can be found in Joel Levy’s … Continue reading

Book Review: Ivy + Bean: What’s the Big Idea, Written by Annie Barrows, Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Tweet Ivy and Bean are friends even though they are opposite in many ways. Bean is loud and rambunctious and full of crazy ideas. Ivy is quiet and thoughtful and often willing to help Bean try out some of her … Continue reading

Book Review: The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly

Tweet The summer of Calpurnia Virginia Tate’s 11th birthday was a hot one. Everyone in her large family suffered from the heat in their Fentress, Texas home, but as Calpurnia was the only girl in a family of seven children, … Continue reading

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