Category Archives: STEM Friday

New Book for Kids: Super Spiders

Super Spiders (Read Me!: Walk on the Wild Side) by Charlotte Guillain starts right out with the important question: “Are you afraid of spiders, or do you find them interesting?” If you fall in the “spiders are amazing” camp, then … Continue reading

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New Scientists in the Field Title: Park Scientists

When you think of national parks, you may think of hiking, wildlife and getting away from it all, but probably you probably don’t think of science.¬† Park Scientists: Gila Monsters, Geysers, and Grizzly Bears in America’s Own Backyard by Mary … Continue reading

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A Rainbow of Birds

Have you ever looked up into the sky and marveled at a rainbow? (Public domain photograph by Petr Kratochvil at publicdomainpictures.net) In Janet Halfmann’s creative new book¬† A Rainbow of Birds (illustrated by Jack Foster), birds capture that sense of … Continue reading

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Girls Research: Amazing Tales of Female Scientists

It’s Women’s History Month, and what better way to celebrate than learning about groundbreaking women with Girls Research!: Amazing Tales of Female Scientists (Girls Rock!) (Girls Rock!) by Jennifer Phillips? Sometimes it may seem like there were only a few … Continue reading

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Water Can Be… a STEM Book

For STEM Friday we are introducing a new picture book Water Can Be . . . (Millbrook Picture Books) by Laura Purdie Salas and illustrated by Violeta Dabija, the same ultra-talented pair who brought us the wonderful A Leaf Can … Continue reading

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