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Caldecott Winners for 2017

Caldecott Winners for 2017

The Randolph Caldecott Medal annually recognizes the preceding year’s “most distinguished American picture book for children.”  Today, we are happy to feature the winners for 2017. Leave Me Alone! A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate(…)

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

Perform Mind-Blowing Science Experiments at Home! You’ll have the time of your life conducting these incredible, wacky and fun experiments with your parents, teachers, babysitters and other adults. You’ll investigate, answer your questions and expand your knowledge using everyday household items. In this book, kids are prompted with a scientific question and then follow detailed(…)

Adventure Books for Kids

Adventure Books for Kids

Secrets of the X-Point:  Pursued Axel Jack and Daisha Tandala are two thirteen-year-old friends running from a billionaire madman who killed their scientist parents and now wants what the kids have—a GeoPort (Geographical Transportation System.) The GeoPort, invented by their parents, has the ability to transport a person to any place on Earth within seconds.(…)

The Principal’s Underwear is Missing

The Principal’s Underwear is Missing

We get a lot of books that come across our review desk.  We share those with you that we fall in love with.  We try to put some of them together in posts that are related – mysteries for kids, books about pets, wanderlust books, etc.  There are times that a book just comes out(…)

100 Backyard Activities  – Awesome Experiments and Nature Activities

100 Backyard Activities – Awesome Experiments and Nature Activities

Can a worm smell different foods?  How much weight can a super strong bess beetle carry?  Are crickets happier alone or with a friend?  Would you touch a spider or keep one for a pet? 100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever! will teach you how to find the answers to these questions(…)

STEM Books: Dinosaurs with 100 Questions and 70 Flaps to Lift

STEM Books: Dinosaurs with 100 Questions and 70 Flaps to Lift

It’s never too early to start learning about something you love and for a lot of kids, that love is for Dinosaurs.  Do your kids have a curiosity about everything dinosaurs?  When did dinosaurs live? How did a T. Rex hunt? Where can you find fossils? Find out in this interactive book with 100 questions and answers, and(…)