Entries Tagged as 'Science Books'

Bats: Learning to Fly

February 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The wonderfully fun and informative SCIENCE COMICS series, which has brought us exciting topics like coral reefs, dinosaurs, and volcanoes, is about to get a new addition: Bats: Learning to Fly. Infusing storytelling with sidebar information, author Falynn Koch tells the story of Little Brown, a bat who loses his way and is swatted away […]

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The Wild Whale Watch (The Magic School Bus Chapter Book #3)

January 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My five-year-old loves all things Magic School Bus — the TV show, the picture books, the chapter books, the science kits — all of it. And I have to say that I’m right there with her. The Magic School Bus series teaches science to five-year-olds in a fun and engaging way. […]

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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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One Night in the Everglades

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Aimed at ages 8 and up, One Night in the Everglades is in interesting combination of picture book and environmental science text. There are beautiful illustrations to accompany the story of a night in the Florida Everglades, an area teeming with life, much of which is endangered. The first third of […]

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