biography

Book Review: The Woman They Could Not Silence by Kate Moore

The detailed account of Elizabeth Packard being committed to an asylum in 1860 by her husband for being intelligent and outspoken. Without her perseverance and resilience, women today would live much different lives.
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Children’s Book Week 2021: June Almeida, Virus Detective by Suzanne Slade

A biography picture book about June Almeida, the researcher who connected the blobs and realized it was a new virus, named coronavirus.
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Books that Came My Way in March 2021

A round-up of book that were added to my bookshelves in March including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Books that Came My Way in September 2020

My monthly round-up of books added to my shelves including adult and children's fiction and nonfiction.
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Children’s Book Review: Nuestra America by Sabrina Vourvoulias

A compilation of thirty inspiring Latino/Latinas that kids can look up to from various backgrounds and careers.
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Children’s Book Review: Pets and Their Famous Humans by Ana Gallo

Short biographies of famous artists and scientists and their pets. This book is perfect for elementary-aged kids who love learning about famous people.
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Children’s Book Review: From an Idea to Nike By Lowey Bundy Sichol

FROM AN IDEA TO NIKE How Marketing Made Nike a Global Success By: Lowey Bundy Sichol Illustrated by: C.S. Jennings Published: February 12, 2019 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Non-Fiction I would be shocked if at some point in your life you didn’t have a pair of Nike shoes in your house. I can’t…
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Children’s Book Review: From an Idea to Disney By Lowey Bundy Sichol

FROM AN IDEA TO DISNEY How Imagination Built A World of Magic By: Lowey Bundy Sichol Illustrated by: C.S. Jennings Published: February 12, 2019 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Non-Fiction This new series, FROM AN IDEA, features the histories of companies and how they became the billion-dollar companies they are now. These chapter books…
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Children’s Book Review: Wild Bios: William Sheepspeare and Amelia Harehart

WILD BIOS: WILLIAM SHEEPSPEARE By: Courtney Acampora and Maggie Fischer Illustrated by: Benedetta Capriotti Published: April 9, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Non-Fiction/Board Book Introduce your youngest readers to the creator of plays and much of our language with a hilarious twist. Children learn that William “Sheepspeare” was a poet and playwright and then became an…
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Children’s Book Review: Wild Bios – Frida Catlo By Courtney Acampora

FRIDA CATLO By: Courtney Acampora and Maggie Fischer Illustrated by: Lindsay Dale-Scott Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Board Book The first title in the new WILD BIOS series for toddlers featuring well-known historical figures with a bit of a twist is a great way to have fun while reading and teaching. This…
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