Growing Up Online

* Growing Up Online is a free and informative, interactive eBook from NBC News for parents, teachers and kids about digital literacy and Internet safety. This eBook is divided into two sections. Part 1 is The Parent Primer which includes things like, a short glossary of technical language used in the online environment, a basic […]

A Teen’s Guide to the Conversation Game by Dr. Kathryn Knox

* A Teen’s Guide to the Conversation Game is a newly published book by a dear friend of mine, Dr. Kathryn Knox. It’s a book focused on every day conversation. We converse with lots of people all the time, but have you ever thought about how your words make impressions on other people and how […]

Steve Spangler Science: Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste

Steve Spangler’s latest experiment book was a huge hit in our home! Fire Bubbles and Exploding Toothpaste is chock-full of experiments that make learning a journey full of discovery. The colorful pictures that go along with each experiment give a great step-by-step visual.  Every experiment has a short “What You Need” list along with a picture […]

Book Review: I Used to Know That: Geography

I Used to Know That: Geography Stuff You Forgot From School By Will Williams, Edited by Caroline Taggart This 176-page hard cover book is packed full of information divided into nine chapters including one about the Earth, one about our oceans, and one chapter for each continent. There are some great charts and maps included […]

I Used to Know That: Civil War

I Used to Know That: Civil War is a great way for anyone to either learn about the basics of the Civil War or review the things that you may have forgotten from school. The book is broken up into three main sections, The Antebellum Period, The War Between the States, and The Reconstruction Era. […]

"I Used to Know That: Shakespeare"

I Used to Know That: Shakespeare isn’t so much a review of Shakespeare’s plays, but an in depth introduction to Shakespeare’s life, plays, and how he has affected modern day life. This book really surprised me, mainly because I was expecting a spark notes style review of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, but this book is completely […]

An Apple A Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs

An Apple A Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs — Timeless Words to Live By by Caroline Taggart Day A humorous and informative book that brings understanding to the meaning and origins of everyday proverbs. So what exactly is a proverb? The introduction defines a proverb as “It’s simply a piece of wisdom or advice, expressed in a short […]

Spilling the Beans on the Cat’s Pajamas

Spilling the Beans on the Cat’s Pajamas By Judy Parkinson “Old expressions are the best, and short ones even better.” -Winston Chruchill Check out the book review here.

E=MC2

E=MC², Simple Physics: Why Balloons Rise, Apples Fall, and Golf Balls Go Awry  by Jeff Stewart Now honestly, how many of you actually know what this famous equation actually means? What about the Doppler Effect or even Newton’s famed three laws of motion? Well, if you don’t, this book will certainly inform you of their […]

Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes

Naked Eggs and Flying Potatoes is Steve Spangler’s newest book and it is without doubt a book jam-packed with unforgettable experiments that makes science a whole lot of fun for the whole family!  Life Science, Biology, and Physics are the 3 science courses being studied in our home this year, and when any one of […]

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The Lunar Antics Presents: Boy, I’d Hate To Be Made Out Of That Stuff! by Robert Walters The Lunar Antics Presents: Boy, I’d Hate To Be Made Out Of That Stuff! by Robert Walters is a creative, entertaining book that brings together Lunar inhabitants with Earth creatures in fun and often clichéd way. The comic […]

A Certain "Je Ne Sais Quoi" By Chloe Rhodes

I totally enjoyed reading A Certain “Je Ne Sais Quoi” By Chloe Rhodes. It’s a short, fun way to get to know the meanings and origins of words. Read my full review here. Want to enter to win a copy of A Certain “Je Ne Sais Quoi”? Here’s how: 1. Leave a comment at the […]

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