Rocket Shoes: #Kidlit Picture Book with STEAM Potential and More

Today we’re featuring a fantastic new picture book, Rocket Shoes by Sharon Skinner and illustrated by Ward Jenkins.   José works hard to buy a pair of special rocket shoes. They are a blast to wear. His neighbor thinks they … Continue reading

#kidlit Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Tackles Prickly Topics

Author Dusti Bowling is currently the Writer in Residence at Tempe Library. So, of course I had to read her most recent middle-grade novel, Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus. I’m so glad I did! Thirteen-year-old Aven Green … Continue reading

STEM Friday: Physical Science for Kids @NomadPressVT

Four titles in the Picture Book Science series by Andi Diehn and illustrated by Shululu (Hui Li) coming out March 1, 2018: Energy, Forces, Matter, and Waves will appeal to the young reader who loves to learn about words. Andi … Continue reading