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Books that Came My Way in October 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life.   Marching band and cross country (HS and college) have ended. The musical just finished this last weekend. “Catch Me If You…
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Children’s Book Review: Food Fight! By Tanya Steel

FOOD FIGHT! A Mouthwatering History of Who Ate What and Why Through the Ages By: Tanya Steel Published: September 11, 2018 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction   By taking various eras of history and learning about the food the people ate, there is much to be learned about where our food comes from. Each…
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Children’s Book Review: StarTalk By Neil deGrasse Tyson

STAR TALK Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond By: Neil deGrasse Tyson Published: September 13, 2016 – Paperback on February 19, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Non-Fiction   Well, I am embarrassed to admit, I had no idea who Neil deGrasse Tyson was before picking…
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Children’s Book Review: National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS ALMANAC 2019 Published: May 8, 2018 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction   My eight-year-old self would have never believed that I would get National Geographic books sent to me in the mail for free and I get to read and review them, telling other kids about them. I loved reading these…
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Children’s Book Review: History’s Mysteries By Kitson Jazynka – Summer Read-to-Learn Series

HISTORY’S MYSTERIES Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles from the Past By: Kitson Jazynka Published: October 17, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Kis Non-Fiction National Geographic has taken some of the biggest mysteries in the history of our world and dug deeper into what may or may not have happened. Think Stonehenge, Amelia Earhart, the Yeti, and…
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Children’s Book Review: Bet You Didn’t Know! From National Geographic Kids

BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW! Fascinating, Far-out, Fun-tastic Facts Published: August 8, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction I’ve been subbing in the elementary classrooms long enough now that the students know I usually have a few fun books to share in my teaching bag. I recently taught remedial readers in fourth and fifth grades and their…
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Children’s Book Review: The World of the Bible By Jill Rubalcaba

THE WORLD OF THE BIBLE Biblical Stories and The Archaeology Behind Them By: Jill Rubalcaba Published: November 7, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction/Religion/Reference Are your children intimidated by reading the Bible, yet you still want them to know the stories and lessons from it? This book tells the important stories from the Bible…
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Children’s Book Review: It’s A Puppy’s Life By Seth Casteel

IT’S A PUPPY’S LIFE By: Seth Casteel Published: March 20, 2018 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction Today is National Puppy Day (yes, it’s really a thing) so sharing this new book from National Geographic Kids is the perfect way to celebrate. Through amazingly adorable photographs of all kinds of breeds of puppies, children can be…
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Children’s Book Review: 1,000 Facts About the White House By Sarah Wassner Flynn

1,000 FACTS ABOUT THE WHITE HOUSE By: Sarah Wassner Flynn Published: September 26, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction In celebration of President’s Day this week, I’m featuring a book that gives you a personal tour inside the White House. This book is full of interesting facts, history, secrets related to privacy, and funny…
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Children’s Book Review: Somebunny Loves Me By Parry Gripp

SOMEBUNNY LOVES ME By: Parry Gripp Published: December 26, 2017 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction I have never heard of Parry Gripp before but I have heard of his “Raining Tacos” song. Gripp writes this sweet story for kids about loving our pets and how to care for them. His poems share the love…
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How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets
Granted
Hello Mornings: How to Build a Grace-Filled, Life-Giving Morning Routine
Just Between Us


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