CRISPR – Changing DNA

A book review of CRISPR: A Powerful Way to Change DNA by Yolanda Ridge Stars: ***** Annick Press (2020)Children’s Nonfiction/DNA116 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: CRISPR stands for clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats. If it sounds complicated, it… 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 »

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 »

Eat up! Infographic Exploration of Food

Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food by Antonia Banyard & Paula Ayer Stars: **** Annick Press (2017) Children’s Nonfiction/Food 72 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Written for middle-grade readers, Eat Up! is a colorful infographic look at the many… Read More »

Follow Your Stuff

Follow Your Stuff: Who Makes It, Where Does it Come From, How Does it Get To You? by Kevin Sylvester and Michael Hlinka Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Children’s Nonfiction/Money 100 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Our cellphones, our clothes,… Read More »

Extreme Abilities

Extreme Abilities: Amazing Human Feats and the Simple Science Behind Them by Galadriel Watson Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Children’s Nonfiction/Science 88 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Join author Galadriel Watson as she takes us on a journey of discovery—a… Read More »