Category: Science Identity

“The Curious Garden”

I must be on a curiosity kick, because among my rainy afternoon reads is: “The Curious Garden” written and illustrated by Peter Brown. Liam lived in a dreary plant-less city. 😕 While others took cover from the rain, his outdoor heart took him outside…

“Poetree”

Written by Shauna LaVoy Reynolds Illustrated by Shahrzad Maydani This is a popular book, at least locally. I had wanted to share this post back in April, during National Poetry Month, but it just became available at the library. I think poets have a…

Girl-Centered Sci-Fi Novels: A Share from Brightly

Many of my colleagues have asked me to post more about early readers and novels. While I do have that as part of my goal, I haven’t been able to reach that far…yet, minus some of my more recent posts for early readers. In…

Zoey and Sassafras: Science Process in an Early Chapter Book = Love!

Overview of the Series: Written by a former science teacher 🙂 the Zoey and Sassafras series takes you through the scientific process with your very capable guide, Zoey and her sidekick Sassafras. Zoey is a fan of nature, wonder, questions, and has a strong…

Libby and Wimbley: An Early Reader Science Series

Libby Wimbley: Birdhouse Builder by Amy Cobb, Illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis Libby loves to explore, observe, and is a problem solver. When she and her best friend, Becca, find out that there is a snow day–they are off for an adventure. Following a series…

“Baby Loves” SCIENCE! Board Books by Ruth Spiro

“Baby Loves” SCIENCE! Board Books by Ruth Spiro (Illustrator Irene Chan) I came across this “Baby Loves” series from a Pinterest feed one day and was eager to check them out. I love seeing science concepts in board books, because it is never too…

New Featured Book: “The Fourteenth Goldfish”

To my happy surprise, this book was filled with science concepts, scientists, and believing in the possible. 🙂 Gosh, I needed some of that right now. Listening to the audiobook made me smile even more, because the reader captured the different characters so well–their…