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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(…)

Board Books for Toddlers

Board Books for Toddlers

Baby Animals Take a Bath Sometimes bath time means a roll in the mud, and sometimes it’s a plunge in the snow. Little ones learn how baby animals friends clean up. Review Arnold and Tildes showcase eight young animals getting clean in distinctive ways. The text is limited to punchy, two-word phrases (“Snow bath/Sun Bath/Steam(…)

Pirasaurs

Pirasaurs

One of our favorite authors is Josh Funk – not only are his books fantastic but so is his name!  We initially came across his book Dear Dragon and had to see what else he had out there.  Today we present Pirasaurs and Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast. Pirasaurs We’re Pirasaurs! We’re Pirasaurs! We(…)

If you Were Me and Lived In…

If you Were Me and Lived In…

Continuing with coverage of amazing children’s books and authors, we are looking at the “If You Were Me and Lived in…” series by Carole P. Roman. This exciting and informative new children’s series takes young readers on worldwide tours of different countries and cultures.  This week we are sharing her  book on Italy.  In the(…)

Good Morning City

Good Morning City

It’s dark and quiet. The moon still glimmers in the sky. From the popular NY1 morning news anchor Pat Kiernan, comes a picture book about how the different city-dwellers wake up and start their day. While the baker, the ferry boat captain, and the TV anchorman are busy at work, most people are cozily snuggled(…)

Sir Cumference and the Fracton Fair #STEM

Sir Cumference and the Fracton Fair #STEM

We first Met Sir Cumference at the First Round Table and couldn’t get enough of him.  He’s off on a new math adventure and this time it’s at the Fracton Fair. Sir Cumference and Lady Di discover “Fracton numbers” while purchasing cloth and cheese at the Fracton Faire. While twofourths may seem like the same(…)