Learn all about groundhogs in this fun and informational text. Like all books in the My Favorite Animal Series, Groundhogs offers engaging facts and checks the reader's knowledge and comprehension throughout the book. My Favorite Animal: Groundhogs Review My Favorite Animal: Groundhogs is structured for 4-8 year old readers. It contains clear, simple language coupled … Continue reading My Favorite Animal: Groundhogs
There are three times in my life when minutes have become eternities, but I'll only tell you about one. The first longest minute I've ever known was even less than that. It was in the breath the nurse took as she met my eyes and asked me me if I really wanted to know. That … Continue reading The longest minute I’ve ever known #WritingPrompt
An adventurous girl! Most noble-born girls of Tokoyo’s age learn to sing, paint, and write poetry. Not Tokoyo. She’s the daughter of a samurai in fourteenth century Japan, Tokoyo’s father trains her in the martial arts. When he is away, she escapes to the sea where she works with the Ama—a society of women and … Continue reading Tokoyo, The Samurai’s Daughter Review
There was an interesting article today, posted by The Wire, where they talked with Anthony Levandowski about his latest not-a-publicity-stunt in which he's forming a church dedicated to worshiping AI. https://www.wired.com/story/anthony-levandowski-artificial-intelligence-religion/ I...Hm. Look, the last time someone pulled one of these deals where they started worshiping a 'god' that was different from the traditional deities, … Continue reading A Church that Worships … AI?
Featuring a fun mashup of familiar fairy tales, including Cinderella, the Princess and the Pea, Snow White, Rapunzel, and more, favorite stories are intertwined to create a new, bilingual adventure in a magical castle. Hidden within each page are flaps with common English words that lift to reveal their Spanish translations, along with a pronunciation guide for each word. … Continue reading The Enchanted Castle: An English/Spanish Lift-a-Flap Fairy Tale Adventure Review
Accurate, current bird science presented in an intriguing, highly illustrated way. Birds do the wildest things! (And you thought all they did was fly...) In Bird Brains, learn how birds use sound,color, and dances to communicate with each other, and camouflage, dive-bombing, and projectile vomiting to discourage predators. They build nests with sticks, stones, feathers, vines, mud, … Continue reading Bird Brains: The Wild & Wacky World of Birds Review
It's a Fungus Among Us is a kids non-fiction book aiming to educate children about the various fungi in the world. Written by Carla Billups & Dawn Cusick. It includes lots of gorgeous pictures and various font sizes to break the information up into bite-sized bits. It also has a few experiments that children can … Continue reading It’s a Fungus Among us Review