North: The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration delivers good information in picture book format

North: The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration  by Nick Dowson  Illustrated by Patrick Benson  Thought it was going to be more information, but it does relate the information in a nice picture book format. Good way to introduce elementary age kids to this information. Advertisements

The Real Boy teaches kids about the dangers of perfection

The Real Boy by Anne Ursu The world is a confusing place, especially for orphan Oscar.  Never taught the social niceties; he is the errand boy for the most powerful magician in the Barrow.  His job is to run errands or spend his time in the cellar taking care of the herbs used in various … More The Real Boy teaches kids about the dangers of perfection

Every Bone Tells a Story by Jill Rubalcaba lets students see science in action

Every Bone Tells a Story by Jill Rubalcaba, Peter Robertshaw   This is for middle schooler and older.  Interesting. Each chapter is a new hominid find. Each time you get to read about how it was found, the scientific study around it, and the controversies. It was fascinating to read about the changes in technology and science … More Every Bone Tells a Story by Jill Rubalcaba lets students see science in action