Entries Tagged as 'Wildlife'

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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High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs

January 11th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Following in the tradition of storytelling as a vehicle to share information about the world around us, High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs teaches readers with the seasonal cycle of horseshoe crabs in Delaware Bay. The simple, clear separation of events (It’s Starting; They’re Arriving; They’re Laying; etceteras) encourages both read-aloud and […]

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Letters of the West: An ABC Book of the Many Plants, Animals, and Other Curious Features of the West

September 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I received a review copy of Letters of the West: An ABC Book of the Many Plants, Animals, and Other Curious Features of the West from the publisher just after we returned from a road trip that took us alone the length of Nevada from Las Vegas to Lake Tahoe and […]

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Montessori Map Work

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I’d love to hear what folks in the Montessori community think of this new board book, which teaches preschoolers the basics about continents. (Please leave your thoughts in the comments!) The book is visually appealing, with pages for each continent that feature native animals and a textured outline on the map for […]

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