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More Adventures for Captain No Beard

More Adventures for Captain No Beard

We first introduced you to  Captain No Beard back in January.  We loved the first book that we read with this fun pirate that we just had to have more.  Thanks to one of our favorite authors, we now have our treasure chest full of  Captain No Beard with 9 more books to tell you(…)

Thousand Star Hotel by the Okee Dokee Brothers

Thousand Star Hotel by the Okee Dokee Brothers

Grammy® Award-winning duo The Okee Dokee Brothers are back with their second book THOUSAND STAR HOTEL which comes out TODAY!! They’ve created a fanciful story—inspired by the folktale “The Fisherman and His Wife”—about the things we wish for . . . and the things we really need. Once upon a time there were two muskrats who(…)

Mysteries for Middle School

Mysteries for Middle School

Big Trouble – A Friday Barnes Mystery In the third book in R.A. Spratt’s hilarious Friday Barnes Mystery series, crime hits close to home when Friday Barnes learns her mother has been kidnapped. But her detective work gets put aside when Friday is distracted by other happenings at school: a new VIP student (a Norwegian(…)

Books that Teach

Books that Teach

Lola Gets a Cat Lola wants a cat, but Mommy says taking care of a pet is a lot of work. So Lola does her homework. At the library she finds books about cats and pet care and she and Mommy learn as much as they can. She pretends her stuffed kitty is real and(…)

STEM Books for Science Saturday:  Fearless Flyer

STEM Books for Science Saturday: Fearless Flyer

Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine On November 19, 1916, at 8:25 a.m., Ruth Law took off on a flight that aviation experts thought was doomed. She set off to fly nonstop from Chicago to New York City. Sitting at the controls of her small bi-plane, exposed to the elements, Law battled fierce(…)

DSG Helps Kids Learn about Engineering with Peers from around the Globe

DSG Helps Kids Learn about Engineering with Peers from around the Globe

Design Squad Global, the digital and out-of-school initiative, created by Boston public media producer WGBH, that develops engineering skills and cross-cultural engagement for kids ages 10 to 13, is launching 127 new clubs in February and March across the United States—in Austin, TX, Palm Beach, FL, Los Angeles, CA, and other locations—and in 12 countries,(…)