Category Archives: STEM Friday

3 Books for Science in the Garden

It’s been Children’s Garden Week over at Growing with Science, so I thought I’d round up some nonfiction STEM books that could be used in the garden. Flowers (Plant Parts) by Melanie Waldron is the perfect introduction to flowers in … Continue reading

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Brilliant Birds

Brilliant Birds (Read Me!: Extreme Animals) by Isabel Thomas is a beginning reader with a bright pink cover that is sure to catch a child’s eye. It also cries out to be picked up with the flamboyant “Read Me!” in … Continue reading

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Rounding Up: Beginning Readers about Space

If you took your child out to watch the Quadrantid meteor shower this morning, you might have sparked an interest in space and astronomy. Here are five beginning readers to help you find out more: Space (Smithsonian Little Explorer) by … Continue reading

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Tiger Math and Science

You never know what is going to capture a child’s interest and at the same time take them forward academically. Take tigers. Right now there is a animated cartoon series called Uncle Grandpa that features a Giant Realistic Flying Tiger. … Continue reading

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Squish #1: Super Amoeba

A few weeks ago I was in a local bookstore looking for middle grade novels. The salesperson suggested a graphic novel that had “science.” A fictional graphic novel that contains science? Intrigued, she lead me to¬† Squish #1: Super Amoeba … Continue reading

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