A Tree is a Home

A book review of A Tree is a Home by Pamela Hickman and Zafouko Yamamoto Stars: **** Kids Can Press (2021)Picture Books>Trees32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this delightful exploration of the seasons in nature, an oak tree… Read More »

Before We Stood Tall

A book review of Before We Stood Tall: From Small Seed to Mighty Tree by Jessica Kulekjan and Madeleine Kloepper Stars: *** Kids Can Press (2021)Picture Book>Trees32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Expressive text and art tell the story… 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 »

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 »

Save the Crash-Test Dummies

A book review of Save the Crash-Test Dummies by Jennifer Swanson Stars: **** Peachtree (2019)Children’s Nonfiction109 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Jump in the driver’s seat for this entertaining, STEM-filled tour of the history of car production and the… Read More »