Category Archives: nature

Tree Song by Tiffany Stone

Tree Song by Tiffany Stone is a joyful book follows the life cycle of a tree as it grows from seedling to mature tree, and finally gives way to a new sapling. At every stage of the tree’s life, children are … Continue reading

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National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber

National Parks of the USA by Kate Siber is a visually stunning guide for young readers. It is a wonderful collection of facts and detailed  illustrations highlighting some of the more popular national parks in the United States. The parks … Continue reading

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Sun and Shade by Mary Lindeen

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Sun and Shade by Mary Lindeen is an early level reader science book. The photographs are beautiful and show the difference between sun and shade. Showing the difference helps young readers understand what they are reading easier. The pictures show the difference … Continue reading

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Sea Otter Heroes The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem by Patricia Newman

Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem by Patricia Newman is a nonfiction children’s book, which has an interesting story to tell. The ecosystem of California’s Elkhorn Slough showed some abnormalities. The seagrass was unusually healthy, considering the pollution that drained … Continue reading

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Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food by Paula Ayer; Antonia Banyard

Eat Up!: An Infographic Exploration of Food by Paula Ayer; Antonia Banyard is colorful and has many interesting facts about food. The information is presented in a way that children can understand but the pages are a bit cluttered. Readers will have the … Continue reading

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Animal Planet: Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals by Animal Planet & Charles Gingha

Animal Planet: Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals by Animal Planet & Charles Gingham has a wide range of interesting things to read and learn about of animals. The book is divided in four parts, Strange, Unusual, Gross, and Cool. The book … Continue reading

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The Alligator’s Smile Jane Yolen, and Jason Stemple

The Alligator’s Smile by Jane Yolen, and Jason Stemple is full of smiling alligators.  Each poem in this entertaining and instructive collection is accompanied by a related informational blurb. I like the idea of pairing alligators and poetry together. Each page … Continue reading

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Fishbone’s Song by Gary Paulsen

Fishbone’s Song by Gary Paulsen tells three stories about how the boy came to live with him in the woods, but the boy does not know which is true. The boy only knows Fishbone is old, and he’s got a way … Continue reading

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Wanda E. Brunstetter’s Amish Friends Harvest Cookbook by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Wanda E. Brunstetter’s Amish Friends Harvest Cookbook by Wanda E. Brunstetter is a great cookbook that has wonderful recipes for everyone to enjoy.  I enjoyed reading the advice from Amish gardeners. They gave tips that are useful and I hope to use on my garden. … Continue reading

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Animal Planet: Wild Animals by Animal Planet

Animal Planet: Wild Animals by Animal Planet is a great book filled with lots of interesting facts and excellent pictures. This series invites the reader to come back and re-read the book. There is a lot of information but it is … Continue reading

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