Category Archives: Scientists

The Girl Who Built an Ocean by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter

The Girl Who Built an Ocean: An Artist, an Argonaut, and the True Story of the World’s First Aquarium by Jess Keating, illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593305119 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Anne and Her Tower of Giraffes by Karlin Gray, illustrated by Aparna Varma

Anne and Her Tower of Giraffes: The Adventurous Life of the First Giraffologist by Karlin Gray, illustrated by Aparna Varma. Kids Can Press, 2022. 9781525304958 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Biography  Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

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Insect Experts in the Rain Forest by Sue Fliess, illustrated by Mia Powell

Insect Experts in the Rain Forest by Sue Fliess, illustrated by Mia Powell. Albert Whitman, 2022. 9780807541470 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 5 Format: Paperback ARC (publication date 10/27/22) What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Just Wild Enough by Marta Magellan, illustrated by Clementine Rocheron

Just Wild Enough: Mireya Mayor, Primatologist by Marta Magellan, illustrated by Clementine Rocheron. Albert Whitman & Company, 2022. 9780807540855  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book?  This … Continue reading

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Carver by Marilyn Nelson

Carver by Marilyn Nelson. Astra Books, c2001, 2022. 9781635925616 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Biography, poetry What did you like about the book? Accounts of the life of George Washington Carver … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Pocket?: Collecting Nature’s Treasures by Heather L. Montgomery, illustrated by Maribel Lechuga

            What’s in Your Pocket?: Collecting Nature’s Treasures by Heather L. Montgomery, illustrated by Maribel Lechuga, Charlesbridge, 2021. 9781623541224  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? The … Continue reading

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Antarctica: The Melting Continent by Karen Romano Young, illustrated by Angela Hsieh

Antarctica: The Melting Continent by Karen Romano Young, illustrated by Angela Hsieh. What on Earth Books, 2022. 9781913750534 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? This inviting book … Continue reading

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Who Is Neil deGrasse Tyson? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso

Who Is Neil deGrasse Tyson? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso. Penguin Workshop, 2021. 9780399544361 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre: Biography What did you like about the book? Neil deGrasse Tyson … Continue reading

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Dr. Fauci: How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor by Kate Messner, illustrated by Alexandra Bye

 Dr. Fauci: How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor by Kate Messner, illustrated by Alexandra Bye. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781665902434 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did … Continue reading

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Dr. Fauci: How a Boy From Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor  – Kate Messner, illustrated by Alexandra Bye

Dr. Fauci: How a Boy From Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor  – Kate Messner, illustrated by Alexandra Bye. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781665902434 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: … Continue reading

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