Tag Archives: Hillbrook Press

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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Children of the Past: Archaeology and the Lives of Kids by Lois Miner Huey

Children of the Past: Archaeology and the Lives of Kids by Lois Miner Huey is a nonfiction children’s book that introduces young readers to both the methods of archaeologists and to the lives of children throughout Western history, focusing specifically on: • … 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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50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet!

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet by Dennis Denenberg & Lorrain Roscoe is absolutely amazing. I loved every part of this book. It covers a wide variety of American heroes. There are civil war heroes, turn of the century … Continue reading

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