Category Archives: nonfiction

Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed

Kid Scientists by David Stabler and Anoosha Syed is a wonderful collection of stories that share the early path of some famous scientists. This is an excellent nonfiction book that would be great upper elementary and middle school students. I … Continue reading

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Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints

Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints is a very useful embroidery book to have, especially if you like cats. It has a variety of cat patterns! Silly ones, realistic, playful, outlines, completely filled and detailed, … 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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A Literary Tea by Alison Walsh

A Literary Tea: Party Blends and Treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and Book Lovers Everywhere by Alison Walsh is a collection of literary-inspired recipes of savories, breads, and desserts, which are inspired by familiar children’s classics. Enjoy a Beorn’s Honey … Continue reading

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Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger

Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger is a beautiful collection of 500 charts for motifs with a French retro flair to cross stitch. The designs are varied and include many smaller designs as well as some larger pieces. Scattered throughout are … Continue reading

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The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano

The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano is a wonderful book that is well presented with lots of information and easy to follow directions. There are some unusual flavors such as olive oil … Continue reading

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On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty by Jillian Roberts; Jaime Casap

On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty by Jillian Roberts; Jaime Casap is a book that talks about poverty, homeless, refugee, and all the difference between people in they basic way of loving. The story is easy to use with kids to … Continue reading

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Tilda Sewing by Heart by Tone Finnanger

Tilda Sewing by Heart by Tone Finnanger has a wide variety of projects. This book is a resource for anyone who enjoys sewing. It is a selection of designs that includes patchwork, applique and quilting projects that will bring color and beauty … Continue reading

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The Slime Book: All You Need to Know to Make the Perfect Slime by DK

The Slime Book: All You Need to Know to Make the Perfect Slime by DK is a great craft source that is not only fun but a learning experience. It also encourages kids to experiment to perfect their recipes. I found … Continue reading

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Animal Defenses by Mary Lindeen

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Animal Defenses by Mary Lindeen is a non-fiction book for early readers. This book is about how animals use their natural defenses that keep them safe. From rolling to a ball to spraying a nasty smell, animals are depicted with nice pictures and … Continue reading

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