Stories of Elders

A book review of Stories of Elders: What the Greatest Generation Knows About Technology That You Don’t by Veronica Kirin Stars: ***** Identity Publications (2018)Cultural Anthropology320 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In 2015, Millennial author and cultural anthropologist Veronica… Read More »

Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice?

A book review of Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice? Real Science Questions from Real Kids by Kira Vermond Stars: *** Annick Press (2019)Children’s Nonfiction88 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: What keeps the stars from falling from the… Read More »

Running Wild

A book review of Running Wild: Animals in Motion by Galadriel Watson Stars: **** Annick Press (2020)Children’s Nonfiction68 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Summary: A squid jets through the ocean like a rocket. A cheetah races after a zig-zagging gazelle. A fishing… Read More »

Wired

A book review of Wired by Anastasia Suen Stars: *** Charlesbridge (2007)Children’s Nonfiction, Electricity32 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Humming, thrumming, power’s coming. From the power plant to your house, electricity is on the move. In rhythmic text, Anastasia Suen breaks down the complex subject of electricity to its essential parts. Paul… Read More »

Feasible Living

A book review of Feasible Living: Dealing with Ecological Anxiety While Adapting to Our Changing World by Ken Kroes Stars: **** 1779671 Alberta Inc. (2019)Environmental Science312 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest opinion. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: No matter which way we turn today, trends… Read More »

Bones Never Lie

A book review of Bones Never Lie: How Forensics Helps Solve History’s Mysteries by Elizabeth Macleod Stars: *** Annick Press (2013)Children’s History/Science160 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How did King Tut really die? The mystery of the young pharaoh’s… Read More »

That Will Never Work

A book review of That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea by Marc Randolph Stars: ***** Hachette Book Group (2019)Finance336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Once upon a time, brick-and-mortar video… Read More »