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STEM Books for Science Saturday:  Poet of Science

STEM Books for Science Saturday: Poet of Science

When we first started featuring STEM books for Science Saturday, Ada Lovelace books kicked off our interest. In researching the best STEM books for kids, we have come across a few more about this amazing pioneer and wanted to share them with you this week. Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer From(…)

Elly and the Smelly Sneaker

Elly and the Smelly Sneaker

We just love books here at Mom-Spot and enjoy sharing our favorites with you. With how many books come on the market each month, we share with you only those that we deem worthy of your hard earned cash and your time to read them to or with your children. Sterling Children’s Books has a(…)

The Secret Subway

The Secret Subway

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway. New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets. That is, until Alfred Ely(…)

The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

When her fisherman husband fails to come home after a storm at sea, the beautiful maiden Ling Yee is heartbroken. Every morning, she puts her baby on her back and clambers to the top of a cliff looking for any signs of his return. But day after day, she is disappointed. The villagers try to(…)

Teach Children About Cultures Around the World

Teach Children About Cultures Around the World

We have shared with you in the past about a wonderful author, Carole P. Roman, and her books. Today we bring you more in her series, “If You Were Me and Lived In…” This series is an easy way to introduce your children to cultures around the world. Former social studies teacher Carole P. Roman(…)

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

We think one of the best things to include in an Easter Basket is a book. Here are some of our favorites from Flying Eye Books. Safe & Sound Young chipmunks live underground, while kangaroo joeys need a pouch, and crocodile hatchlings hide in their mother’s mouths. And so baby animals are safe and sound(…)