Cybils Nonfiction 2014: Chasing Cheetahs

What list of children’s nonfiction books is complete without a few titles from the venerable Scientists in the Field series? Chasing Cheetahs: The Race to Save Africa’s Fastest Cat (Scientists in the Field Series), by the Sibert award winning duo … Continue reading

Cybils Nonfiction 2014: How to Make a Planet

Let’s start our exploration of some of the children’s nonfiction recently nominated for the Cybils awards by taking a look at the middle grade science book How to Make a Planet: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building the Earth by Scott … Continue reading

Physical Sciences for Kids: It Matters!

This summer I have been teaching chemistry to some high school students. While gathering information, I have been amazed at the books that are available to introduce chemistry concepts to very young children. For example, All about Matter (Science Builders) … Continue reading