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Science Saturday:  Good Night, Little Bot

Science Saturday: Good Night, Little Bot

When we think science in our house, we think robotics – we have robotic arms, robots, drones – you name it, we probably have it.  It’s probably why my daughter wants to be an engineer.  Our love of robots and robotics didn’t start with a kit or a physical robot, it started with characters in(…)

Help Children Grieve with The Memory Box Book

Help Children Grieve with The Memory Box Book

Grief is a hard subject for most adults, so image a child trying to make sense of it along with the many emotions that come along with it.  Rowland brings to market a tool that helps adults explain and relate grief to and for children.  Throughout the story, Rowland touches on the many emotions and(…)

FIGHT BREAST CANCER BETWEEN THE SHEETS

FIGHT BREAST CANCER BETWEEN THE SHEETS

Girls Love Mail, the national charity featured on The NBC Nightly News, People.com and Today.com, is fighting breast cancer with sheets of paper and good penmanship. The mission of Girls Love Mail is to give the gift of hand-written letters to women going through breast cancer treatment. Since August 2011, they have handed out over(…)

Snappsy The Alligator And His Best Friend Forever! (Probably)

Snappsy The Alligator And His Best Friend Forever! (Probably)

BOOK DESCRIPTION SNAPPSY THE ALLIGATOR AND HIS BEST FRIEND FOREVER (PROBABLY)  return to books October 3.  In their latest adventure, Snappsy and his loyal narrator discover the trials and error of friendship. You see, all Snappsy wants is a quiet evening to himself, but this pesky chicken (who insists he’s Snappsy’s best friend) won’t leave(…)

STEM for Science Saturday:  Inventor’s Secret

STEM for Science Saturday: Inventor’s Secret

With one secret and two friends, the world was changed forever. Thomas Edison and Henry Ford started off as insatiably curious tinkerers. That curiosity led them to become inventors–with very different results. As Edison invented hit after commercial hit, gaining fame and fortune, Henry struggled to make a single invention (an affordable car) work. Witnessing(…)