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Bird Builds a Nest: A First Science Storybook (Science Storybooks) by Martin Jenkins - Book Review

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By Martin Jenkins, Richard Jones (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763693466
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Published: Candlewick - January 17th, 2018

The reader will grow with this book due to the fact it is a poem/story first then a science book. Facts about birds are mixed in with the text. Bird lovers and people who enjoy a great story are the targeted audience. Great for a tie-in to a fiction science story for the classroom. Fun and lovely illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Warbler Wave by April Pulley Sayre - Book Review

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By April Pulley Sayre, April Pulley Sayre (Photographs by), Jeff Sayre (With)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481448291
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Published: Beach Lane Books - February 13th, 2018

Poetic text brings to life warblers. Both fact and story blend together and will grow with your child. Beautiful photographs accent each bird, spider and groundhog! ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Sea Bear: A Journey for Survival by Lindsay Moore - Book Review

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By Lindsay Moore, Lindsay Moore (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062791283
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 22nd, 2019

A beautifully written and stunningly illustrated account of one of earth’s most majestic animals, the polar bear. It is a glimpse into their increasingly bleak world, and their heartbreaking quest for survival. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


Skulls! by Blair Thornburgh - Book Review

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By Blair Thornburgh, Scott Campbell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414006
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019

SKULLS! Yes, you have one. Yes, I have one. Yes, your dog has one. Yes, even a pirate has one! Thornburgh’s narrator takes you through the world of skulls in a scientific but storybook format. Follow along as the narrator tells you all the great things skulls do for you. The afterwards has more interesting facts that did not lend themselves easily to the story. See how not-scary and cool skulls are! ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Fur, Feather, Fin--All of Us Are Kin by Diane Lang - Book Review

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By Diane Lang, Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481447096
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Published: Beach Lane Books - May 2018

Lang has lovely poetic language that tells of animals and the world and how everything is connected. The illustrations of Stephanie Laberis tie it together. They show the habitats of the animals simplistically but still detailed enough so you know what to look for outside. Even in the places that you cannot look at, like deep in the ponds and oceans. Perfect colors make this a pleasant read to the eyes as well ears. The round-up at the end gives you more science of the animals (such as what class means) as well as more environmental issues and places you can learn more about helping animals. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Mapping Sam by Joyce Hesselberth - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780062741226
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 2nd, 2018

Joyce Hesselberth created a story of a cat that puts their family to bed then goes out on their nightly adventures. They explore, climb their tree, make sure that the town looks right from the construction site of the new highest building in town. Along the way, Hesselberth shows you maps of the town, Sam, the earth, the universe and even a dream. The illustrations are simple but have the perfect amount of detail. They are colorful without it becoming overwhelming. They give you a look at Sam’s world that mirrors our own (Sam might have a tail, but the map of the cat allows you to show that we both have livers, hearts, lungs and more). At the end there is a round-up of the different maps you see in the book. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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