Monthly Archives: January 2012

An Illustrated Timeline of Inventions and Inventors

Let’s put the T for Technology in STEM Friday this week with An Illustrated Timeline of Inventions and Inventors by Kremena T. Spengler and illustrated by Rick Morgan. “Did you know that people used needles and thread to sew together … Continue reading

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Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I

Unraveling Freedom: The Battle for Democracy on the Home Front During World War I by Ann Bausum not only a summarizes domestic events during World War I, but also shows how these events parallel those from 9/11. The book brings … Continue reading

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Animal Planet’s Weird and Wonderful: Show-Offs

Animal Planet’s Weird and Wonderful: Show-offs by Margaret McPhee is about intriguing animals that are sure to surprise and delight young readers. It has been recommended by the National Science Teacher’s Association. The eye-catching color photographs and illustrations will be … Continue reading

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And the Finalists Are..

In cased you missed it, the 2011 Cybils finalists have been named. (What are Cybils? The acronym stands for children’s and young adult bloggers literary awards. Bloggers who specialize in children’s and young adult books have developed the Cybils awards … Continue reading

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