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 »

The Circulatory Story

A book review of The Circulatory Story by Mary K. Corcoran Stars: *** Charlesbridge Books (2010)Children’s Nonfiction44 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Humorous text paired with comic illustrations, brings anatomy and science of the body to life for young readers in this exploration of the circulatory system. From the author and illustrator… Read More »

Lies Girls Believe (Girl’s & Mom’s Guide)

Lies Girls Believe & The Truth That Sets Them Free by Dannah Gresh and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth AND A Mom’s Guide to Lies Girls Believe & The Truth That Sets Them Free by Dannah Gresh Stars: ***** Moody Publishers (2019) Kids/Nonfiction for 8-12 year olds 176 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of these books… 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 »