Women Who Dared

Women Who Dared By:  Linda Skeers This fascinating book contains the biographies of 52 women who each achieved remarkable accomplishments.  It is intended for readers ages eight and up.  Each one-page biography is accompanied by a beautiful illustration of that woman.  The biographies describe women from all walks of life such as mountaineers, rescuers, medical […]

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Birds Make Nests

Birds Make Nests By:  Michael Garland  Birds make nest to keep their chicks and eggs safe.  The nests sheltering the eggs and chicks vary widely among different types of birds.  This introduction to bird nests is an excellent picture book for the youngest of readers.  The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird has a cup-shaped nest while the Baltimore […]

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Children Just Like Me

Children Just Like Me: A New Celebration of Children Around the World By Catherine Saunders DK has always produced a wonderful array of books about other cultures. Children Just Like Me is the second version of this book, with updated information and new kids. It features stories about children from all over the world, talking […]

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