Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins Intermediate, Middle School Atheneum 198 pp. 9/16 978-1-4814-6565-6 $16.99 g e-book ed. 978-1-4814-6567-0 $10.99 Atkins (Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C. J. Walker, Marie Curie, and Their Daughters, rev. 5/10) here tells the stories, again in poetry, of three real-life self-taught female […]
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The first day of school is a momentous event, one often anticipated with a mix of worry and excitement. School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex, illustrated by Christian Robinson, is one of our recent favorites and received a starred review in the March/April 2016 Magazine. The following picture books, recommended in the spring […]
Mister Cleghorn’s Seal by Judith Kerr; illus. by the author Primary/Intermediate Harper/HarperCollins 95 pp. 6/16 978-0-00-817083-7 $14.99 Recently retired newsagent Mister Cleghorn finds himself lonely and purposeless. On a trip to the seaside, he impulsively adopts Charlie, an orphaned seal pup, intending on taking him back to the city and donating him to his local […]