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Plants (Nature All Around)

Written by: Pamela Hickman Illustrated by: Carolyn Gavin For ages: 7-10 years  Language: English Topics Covered: Pint-Sized Professor, Biology, Plants, Nature. Summary:  I really like this book! It was designed for kids, but for kids who love plants. The book is organized in a…

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Volcano Dreams

This is a really neat book that teaches about the wildlife inside Yellowstone, and about the volcano. Something is sleeping in Yellowstone, but as the reader soon finds out, it’s no animal!

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Professor Astro Cat’s Deep Sea Voyage

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman  Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: 7 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Natural World, Ocean, Sea Life, Pint-Sized Professor, STEM, Biology, Environmental Activism, Pollution, Self-Empowerment.  Summary:  This is the newest installment of the incredible Professor Astro Cat series!  Grab…

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I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast [released May 2020]

Written by: Michael Holland & Philip Giordano Illustrated by: Philip Giordano For ages: 8 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Nature, Natural World, DIY Projects, Biology, Botany, Science, Pine-Sized Professor.  Summary:  This book is amazing!  It covers in-depth all sorts of plants and…

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A Voice for the Spirit Bears: How One Boy Inspired Millions to Save a Rare Animal

Written by: Carmen Oliver Illustrated by: Katy Dockrill For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Environmental Activism, Historic Figure, Social-Emotional Growth, Shyness, Environmental Protection, Nature, Natural World. Summary: This story is based on David Simon Jackson, a person who organized for the safety and…

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The Street Beneath My Feet

Written by: Charlotte Guillain Illustrated by: Yuval Zommer For ages: 4-9 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, City Living, Country Living, Nature, Natural World, Exploration.  Summary: This is a really cool book that folds out to 8 feet long! This unique perspective about what is underneath…

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A Life Made by Hand: The Story of Ruth Asawa

Written & Illustrated by: Andrea D’Aquino For ages: 5-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Artists, Historical Figure, Asian-American Experience, Trailblazers, Nature, Sculpture, Self-Expression.  Summary: This is a lovely book designed to introduce Ruth Asawa to younger children!  The artistic styling of the book is beautiful, a…

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Obsessive About Octopuses [released 4/7]

Written & Illustrated by: Owen Davey For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Ocean Creatures, Octopuses, Nature, Natural World, Conservation. Summary:  Folx, I’m not sure that I can adequately express how excited I am for this particular book to come out….

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The Vast Wonder of the World (Biologist Ernest Everett Just)

Written by: Mélina Mangal Illustrated by: Luisa Uribe For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Black Culture & Identity, Scientists, Historical Figure, Outdoors, Natural World, Trailblazers, Curiosity, Education, Racism.  Summary:  In 1911, Ernest was a scientist in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.  Woods Hole…

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