Category Archives: Biology

It Takes Guts: How Your Body Turns Food into Fuel (and Poop) by Dr. Jennifer Gardy, illustrations by Belle Wuthrich

It Takes Guts: How Your Body Turns Food into Fuel (and Poop) by Dr. Jennifer Gardy, illustrations by Belle Wuthrich. Greystone Kids, 2021. 9781771645010 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom – Lita Judge

The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom – Lita Judge. Roaring Brook Press, 2021. 9781250237071  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterfly (New and Updated) by Gail Gibbons

Monarch Butterfly (New and Updated) by Gail Gibbons. Holiday House, 9780823448319, 2021 (previously published 1989) Format: Hardcover, 32 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Nonfiction, Biology What did you like about the book? Engaging and informative, this … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue: How Animals Evolved from Prehistoric Seas by Elizabeth Shreeve, illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon

Out of the Blue: How Animals Evolved from Prehistoric Seas by Elizabeth Shreeve, illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon. Candlewick Press, 9781536214109, 2021 Format: Hardcover, 32 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Nonfiction, Biology What did you like … Continue reading

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The Good Germ Hotel: Meet Your Body’s Marvelous Microbes by Kim Sung-hwa and Kwon Su-jin, illustrated by Kim Ryung-eon

The Good Germ Hotel: Meet Your Body’s Marvelous Microbes by Kim Sung-hwa and Kwon Su-jin, illustrated by Kim Ryung-eon. What on Earth Books, 9781913750169, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did … Continue reading

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Women in Biology: Science Wide Open Series – written by Mary Wissinger, illustrated by Danielle Pioli

  Women in Biology: Science Wide Open Series – written by Mary Wissinger, illustrated by Danielle Pioli, Science, Naturally!  9781938492303, 2020 paperback first edition, originally published 2016 Format:  Paperback (English and Spanish) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Aliens from Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems by Mary Batten, illustrated by Beverly J. Doyle

Aliens from Earth: When Animals and Plants Invade Other Ecosystems by Mary Batten, illustrated by Beverly J. Doyle. Peachtree, (Revised edition) 2016. 9781561459032 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about … Continue reading

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Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs, by Melissa Stewart,  illustrated by Stephanie Laberis

     Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers: Celebrating Animal Underdogs, by Melissa Stewart,  illustrated by Stephanie Laberis, Peachtree, 9781682632024, 2020 (originally published in 2018, now reissued in paperback)  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback … Continue reading

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Heartbeat – Doe Boyle, illustrations by Daniel Long

Heartbeat – Doe Boyle, illustrations by Daniel Long, Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807531907, 2020  Format: ARC (Hardcover available September, 2020) Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you like about the book? I love … Continue reading

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The Story of Seeds: Think Global, Act Local – Nancy F. Castaldo

 The Story of Seeds: Think Global, Act Local – Nancy F. Castaldo, Houghton MIfflin Harcourt; (9780358120179), 2020 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: nonfiction What did you like about the book? Seeds … Continue reading

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