The Hyena Scientist

The Hyena Scientist By:  Sy Montgomery This non-fiction title is the latest in the Scientists in the Field series of books, which include books about other animals such as sharks, tapirs, and wolves.  Hyenas have a terrible reputation of being dirty, ugly and mean.  However, zoologist, Kay Holekamp, hopes to prove otherwise.  She claims that […]

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The Monarchs are Missing

  The Monarchs are Missing By:  Rebecca E. Hirsch I love butterflies and bees so I was very excited to see this new book about Monarch butterflies.  THE MONARCHS ARE MISSING addresses two different Monarch mysteries.  For many years scientists wondered where the Eastern monarchs went during the winter.  In 1975 the first mystery was […]

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Gardening Lab for Kids. Starting a Garden: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play

  Gardening Lab for Kids. Starting a Garden: Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, and Play By Renata Fossen Brown Parents, don’t let the “for Kids” fool you, this book can produce a “real” garden, full of beauty and healthy edibles, while providing fresh air, exercise, and focus for kids.  Not to mention that […]

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Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep – Calpurnia Tate-Girl Vet By:  Jacqueline Kelly This new chapter book series is based on the very successful middle grade book, THE CURIOUS WORLD OF CALPURNIA TATE.  In the new series, Calpurnia helps animals both big and small.  Calpurnia is one of seven children growing up in rural Texas at the turn of […]

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