Weird Birds

A book review of Weird Birds by Chris Earley Stars: ***** Firefly Books (2014)Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book64 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Some birds look bizarre. Some behave that way. In almost all cases, their appearance has an important function — in evolution or every day. This colorful book exposes more than… Read More »

You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gaming!

A book review of You Wouldn’t Want to Live Without Gaming! by Jim Pipe Stars: ***** Scholastic (2018)Children’s Nonfiction32 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Learn about the many uses and positive effects of video games: how they can be a teaching aid, exercise our bodies and brains, stimulate our creativity, and bring… Read More »

Deep Sky Wonders

Deep Sky Wonders: A Tour of the Universe with Sky & Telescope’s Sue French Stars: *** Firefly Books (2020)Astronomy320 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Sue French writes the popular column “Deep-Sky Wonders” for Sky and Telescope magazine and also teaches deep… Read More »

2022 Night Sky Almanac

A book review of 2022 Night Sky Almanac: a Month-by-Month Guide to North America’s Skies from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada by Nicole Mortillaro Stars: **** Firefly Books (2021)Astronomy Guide120 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: 2022 Night Sky… Read More »

The Call of the Wild and Free

A book review of The Call of the Wild and Free: Reclaiming the Wonder in Your Child’s Education (A New Way to Homeschool) by Ainsley Arment Stars: ***** Harper One (2021)Homeschooling336 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Allow your children… Read More »

365 Days of Gutsy Women

A book review of 365 Days of Gutsy Women by Rosemary Roenfanz Stars: **** Rosemary Roenfanz (2021)Women’s History426 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: 365 Days of Gutsy Women reveals hidden stories of fearless females from the beginning of time. Traditionally women were kept out of… Read More »

5 Butterflies

A book review of 5 Butterflies by Carol Pasternak Stars: **** Fitzhenry & Whiteside (2022)Children’s Nonfiction>Insects64 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: 5 Butterflies is a fascinating account of the life cycles of Monarch Butterflies, Eastern Black Swallowtails, American Ladies, Question… Read More »