Entries Tagged as 'Science'

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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The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps

June 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My three-year-old daughter has been obsessed with orangutans lately. It started when, in an effort toavoid the Memphis heat Memorial Day weekend, we stepped into an IMAX theater and saw the movie “Born to Be Wild.” The movie is adorable with cute baby orangutans in diapers drinking milk from a bottle, and […]

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How Do Birds Find Their Way?

May 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY My kiddo’s kindergarten class has been focusing on nonfiction books lately, both reading and writing/illustrating books that make a detailed exploration of the science and natural history of wild animals. Of course, with my passion for wildlife, I’ve taken this opportunity to find new books for our bookshelves at home! One of the […]

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The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream

November 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT The Magic School Bus series of books and cartoons are a reliable source of good information about science for elementary aged kids. We have read a number of these books and enjoyed them, so I picked up The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream: A Book About Salmon Migration thinking that this […]

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