The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown

By Mac Barnett The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown A biography about famous children’s author Margaret Wise Brown, written by famous children’s author Mac Barnett, is perhaps one of the best biographies I have ever read.  Skipping right over all of the humdrum and pomp and circumstance, Mac Barnett tells us exactly what is […]

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Avalanche Dog Heroes: Piper and Friends Learn to Search Snow

Avalanche Dog Heroes: Piper and Friends Learn to Search the Snow   By Elizabeth Rusch This book is about Piper – a dog in avalanche rescue training school, her trainer Sara, and her canine classmates and friends.  In this non-fiction story, we learn what it takes to become an avalanche rescue dog through Piper’s eyes: […]

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Nothing Stopped Sophie: The story of unshakable mathematician Sophie Germain

Nothing Stopped Sophie: The story of unshakable mathematician Sophie Germain   by Cheryl Bardoe Whether or not you are interested in mathematics, this biography will inspire you.  Anyone who has a strong interest in something—anything at all—at which you spend a lot of time doing, please meet Sophie Germain, she is just like you.  Anyone […]

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