The Princess and the Petri Dish By Sue Fliess & Petros Bouloubasis

Back of Book:Pippa isn’t your usual princess. She prefers Petri dishes to perfecting her curtseying. And when she realizes that she doesn’t like peas, she gets a bright idea that consumes her and almost the whole kingdom. My Review:I received a copy of this picture book from Albert Whitman Publishing in exchange for an honestContinue reading “The Princess and the Petri Dish By Sue Fliess & Petros Bouloubasis”

The Boy Who Thought Outside the Box: The Story of Video Game Inventor Ralph Baer By Marcie Wessels & Beatriz Castro

Back of Book: Today, the video game industry keeps growing, with ever more platforms available to fans. But how did the very first system come about? This picture-book biography of Ralph Baer, whose family fled Nazi Germany for the US, introduces kids to a great inventor AND the birth of the first home console. UsingContinue reading “The Boy Who Thought Outside the Box: The Story of Video Game Inventor Ralph Baer By Marcie Wessels & Beatriz Castro”

Too Sticky!: Sensory Issues with Autism By Jen Malia & Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

Back Of Book:Holly loves doing experiments and learning new things in science class! But when she finds out the next experience is making slime, she’s worried. Slime is made with glue, and glue is sticky. Holly has sensory issues because of her autism and doesn’t like anything sticky! With help from family and her teacher,Continue reading “Too Sticky!: Sensory Issues with Autism By Jen Malia & Joanne Lew-Vriethoff”

Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics By Laurie Wallmark & Yevgenia Nayberg

Back of Book:Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful STEAM figure, she not only did mathematical research, but she also created many literary works. This inspiring title tells the story of Sophie’s journey as theContinue reading “Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics By Laurie Wallmark & Yevgenia Nayberg”

Counting Sheep By Pippa Chorley & Danny Deeptown

Back of Book:One cold dark night when Sam can’t sleep, her mum suggests that she counts some sheep. But how can she count them when one of the sheep can’t jump over the fence?My Review:I received a copy of this picture book from author Pippa Chorley in exchange for an honest review.I love finding pictureContinue reading “Counting Sheep By Pippa Chorley & Danny Deeptown”

Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho

Back of Book: Mars has a visitor It likes to roam…observe…measure and collect. It explores the red landscape crossing plains, climbing hills, and tracing the bottoms of craters―in search of water and life. It is not the first to visit Mars. It will not be the last. But it might be the most curious. MyContinue reading “Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho”

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom By Teresa Robeson

Back of Book: When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, most girls did not attend school; no one considered them as smart as boys. But her parents felt differently. Giving her a name meaning “Courageous Hero,” they encouraged her love of learning and science. This engaging biography follows Wu Chien ShiungContinue reading “Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom By Teresa Robeson”