Nature

Turn This Book Into A Beehive!

Turn This Book Into A Beehive!

Did you know there are 25,000 different species of bees buzzing around the earth today or that there are about 150 different types of mason bees in North America!  Did you know that bees’ wings move like helicopter blades?  They fly an average of 15 miles per hour and their wings flap at 200 beats(…)

Big Foots Sightings Increase

Big Foots Sightings Increase

Recently, there has been a rise in BigFoot sightings, Google Trends reports an uptick in the search term “Bigfoot Festivals,” and BigFoot conferences draw in thousands upon thousands of attendees annually. So, what gives with recent BigFoot interest? Children’s book author D.L. Miller says, “BigFoot has transitioned from a scary paranormal beast to a beloved(…)

Introduce International Travel From the Living Room Sofa

Introduce International Travel From the Living Room Sofa

I don’t know about your kids, but my daughter loves learning about new places that she can travel to someday. She’s got a bucket list of things she wants to see and do in just about every country of the world. Books about travel and exotic locations are one of our favorites to look at(…)

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers? “How come the campfire crackles and roars?” “I think it’s requesting that we make s’mores!” Join our favorite princess as she and her family camp, hike, fish, and bicycle in the great outdoors. Through rain and sunshine, fairy houses and fishing, this happy camper discovers that lots of fresh air(…)

Book A Day:  Hidden Wildlife

Book A Day: Hidden Wildlife

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)

Book A Day: The Amazing Animal Atlas

Book A Day: The Amazing Animal Atlas

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)