Category: Space

“The Sun is Kind of a BIG DEAL”

And it is! This book makes me smile! The illustrations are inviting and the title is not only fun, but so accurate. I love the personification (great ELA connection!) that Nick Seluk used as the foundation of this fact-based informative picture book about the…

“Moon! Earth’s Best Friend”

Simply just take a look at this book cover! Don’t you just want to pick it up and read it! 😍 I did, and so did many of my 8th graders, when I displayed it. So just imagine the K-5 audience! Well, if you…

“On Earth” by G. Brian Karas

This past summer I posted about the amazing children’s books I found about all things space, when I visited the McCall Public Library. For the next few weeks, I hope to share with you some of those treasures. “On Earth” by G. Brian Karas…

McCall, Idaho Public Library

On a quick getaway before the 2019-2020 school year starts, I visited the McCall, Idaho Public Library. This mountain gem has a inviting selection of children’s books! When visiting a library, I first love to see which books are highlighted. But highlighted, I mean,…

“Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover” by Markus Motum

Did you know that the latest Mars rover, Curiosity, was named by a sixth-grader from Kansas? I didn’t, nor did I know so many of the intricate details that went into preparing the Mars rover. A fascinating read, told by the fictional perspective of…

Full Moon Adventures

With rhyming text follow a family of four (plus their little dog) on a family night indoors…well, until the lights go out and they head outside under the natural light of a full moon. Under this bright night sky, and with the bright layers…

Tuesday Morning Reads for March 6, 2018

Fort Building Time by Megan Wagner Lloyd. Illustrations by Abigail Halpin: Granted I was the type that was an indoor fort builder, with couch cushions, pillows, blankets, etc. but I could still relate to this great fort building book…a fort for every season! I…