Entries Tagged as 'Science'

What’s in Your Pocket?

September 24th, 2021 · 1 Comment · Books

WHAT’S IN YOUR POCKET? by Heather L. Montgomery is a nature-focused picture book that spotlights everyday childhood adventures as inspirations for famous scientists in various fields. George Washington Carver, Jane Goodall, Diego Cisneros-Heredia, and Mary Anning are just a few of the children who grow up to be important discoverers and scientists. The book is […]

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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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GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine

July 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI There is a lot of buzz for GoldieBlox these days, mostly due to a great marketing campaign.  Their first commercial made a big splash, but their latest commercial is my favorite. Winner of the 2014 Toy of the Year, GoldieBlox is billed as an engineering toy for girls.  Here is a very […]

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Behold the Beautiful 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 Cheryl 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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