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A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman - Book Review

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By Seth Fishman, Isabel Greenberg (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062455789
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 3rd, 2017

A mind-boggling and delightful picture-book journey through staggering numbers. From how many stars in the Universe...to trees on the planet...to how many breaths you take in a year... your mind is blown, your curiosity peaked and you can't help but look at the world in a gazillion new ways. ~ Reviewed by Patricia Vunk


The Way Things Work Now by David Macaulay - Book Review

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$35.00
ISBN: 9780544824386
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2016

A stunning update and expansion of the classic The Way Things Work. A charming woolly mammoth leads us on a wonderfully illustrated path of discovery, unraveling the histories and mysteries of our mechanical world, masterfully laying bare the formerly “invisible” workings of our digital age. Sure to delight and illuminate. ~ Reviewed by Patti Vunk


Because of an Acorn by Lola M Schafer - Book Review

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Because of an Acorn: (Nature Autumn Books for Children, Picture Books about Acorn Trees) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452112428
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 2nd, 2016

Follow the life cycle of an acorn through this beautifully illustrated book. Children will learn just how important a single tree can be! A portion of the proceeds goes to support the NRDC. A simple introduction to teaching kids about ecosystems. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz


A Friend for Lakota

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A Friend for Lakota: The Incredible True Story of a Wolf Who Braved Bullying Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781426320828
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - September 29th, 2015

Using the pack rank of wolves, this is a powerful anti-bullying story for young children with a clear message that kindness and compassion go a long way. Gorgeous photography and a fascinating read knowing authors Jim and Jamie Dutcher studied and observed this real Idaho wolf pack for six years! ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


How to Speak Dog

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How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781426313738
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - September 10th, 2013

Great information about dog or cat behavior in tight, fact-filled paragraphs that compliment the amazing National Geographic photos. Perfect for reluctant readers who need to be completely engaged. Fun family read aloud for those considering a new pet. ~ Reviewed by Gail Cosgriff


How to Speak Cat: A Guide to Decoding Cat Language Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781426318634
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - January 6th, 2015

Cabinet of Curiosities

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Cabinet of Curiosities: Collecting and Understanding the Wonders of the Natural World Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780761169277
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 6th, 2015

If your kids can’t go on a walk without picking up feathers and acorns and seashells, this will be an indispensable resource for the family. Full of wonderful pictures, information, and advice on collecting and displaying. ~ Reviewed by Jennifer Armstrong


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