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Review — Jabber: The Steller’s Jay

March 28, 2017


Jabber: The Steller’s Jay Written by Sylvester Allred Illustrated by Diane Iverson WestWinds Press April 2017 32 pages In the spring, two Steller’s jays build a nest with twigs and mud high in the ponderosa pine tree. Jabber is one of the baby birds that hatch from four bright blue eggs. As soon as she […]

Review: How to be a Space Explorer

November 24, 2014


How to be a Space Explorer: Your Out-of-this-World Adventure Written my Mark Brake Lonely Planet Publications October 2014 160 pages The design of this nonfiction space exploration book is similar to the design of a graphic novel with colorful circles and boxes containing facts and information about space travel in our universe. The illustrations combine […]

Review: The Genius of Dogs

March 26, 2013


The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs are Smarter than You Think By Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods Dutton February 2013 384 pages Anyone who has ever shared true companionship with a dog has wondered: Does my dog think? The Genius of Dogs not only asks, but answers the question. Co-written by husband and wife research […]

Review: Evolution for Young Minds

May 2, 2012


Evolution for Young Minds: An Evolution and Natural Selection Guide for Children By Flemming Bermann Strategic Book Publishing February 2012 50 pages Evolution for Young Minds offers an introduction to a complex and controversial subject that is original and – dare I say – entertaining. From genes to evolution to natural selection, children learn to […]

ASK Magazine 2013 content themes chosen

April 26, 2012


ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 6-9 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition is built around a central theme on some question or concept in the natural, physical, or social sciences, technology, mathematics, history, or the arts. Articles should read as engaging nonfiction, not like […]

KNOW Magazine seeks short science-related fiction

November 22, 2011


KNOW is the “younger sibling” to YES Mag: The Science Magazine for Adventurous Minds (formerly, YES Mag: Canada’s Science Magazine for Kids). KNOW’s first issue was published in Jan/Feb 2006. KNOW seeks to encourage interest and appreciation for science in children, provide positive role models for both girls and boys, and inspire children to continue […]