Entries Tagged as 'Heather Clark'

Behold the Beatiful Dung Beetle

June 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK This unique read covers the life and times of the dung beetle, an insect that builds its life around the waste of others. Author Cherly Bardoe packs a lot of information into the text, perhaps a bit too much at times. Three different kinds of dung beetles are described in depth- […]

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Feathers: Not Just for Flying

April 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK Did you know that in addition to their use in flying and for body warmth, feathers can be used to make noise, dig, act as sunscreen, help a bird sink, swim or slide, even function as snowshoes or a scrub brush?! Kids can learn all there is to know about feathers […]

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Fifty Cents and a Dream

November 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK Fifty Cents and a Dream covers the humble beginnings of Booker T. Washington, from his early life as a slave through his emancipation, early school attendance, and eventual fulfillment of his goal of attending college.Despite being an owned slave, prohibited by law from attending school or possessing books, young Booker has […]

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Look! Another Book!

January 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By HEATHER CLARK When I received a review copy of Bob Staake’s Look! Another Book! in the mail, our nearly 6-year-old was instantly drawn to it. The larger than average size and bright, illustrated cover compelled us to open the book immediately. Staake is well known for his picture books – and this one […]

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