Follow Your Stuff

Follow Your Stuff: Who Makes It, Where Does it Come From, How Does it Get To You? by Kevin Sylvester and Michael Hlinka Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Children’s Nonfiction/Money 100 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Our cellphones, our clothes,… Read More »

Extreme Abilities

Extreme Abilities: Amazing Human Feats and the Simple Science Behind Them by Galadriel Watson Stars: **** Annick Press (2019) Children’s Nonfiction/Science 88 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Join author Galadriel Watson as she takes us on a journey of discovery—a… Read More »

Digging Deep by Laura Scandiffio

Digging Deep: How Science Unearths Puzzles From the Past by Laura Scandiffio Stars: *** Annick Press (2019) Children’s Nonfiction/Archaeology 116 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Every archeological find adds to our understanding of the world, but sometimes a discovery is… Read More »

Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos

Double Cheeseburgers, Quiche, and Vegetarian Burritos: American Cooking From the 1920s Through Today by Loretta Frances Ichord Stars: *** Millbrook Press (2007) Cooking/American History/Children’s Nonfiction 63 pages Summary: A history of 20th century American food describes innovative foods and technologies that changed the market, explains the cultural significance of food, and provides recipes for traditional American… Read More »

Keep the Buttered Side Up

Keep the Buttered Side Up: Food Superstition From Around the World by Kathlyn Gay Stars: *** Walker Publishing Company AND Thomas Allen & Sons (1995) Children’s Nonfiction – Food/Folklore 102 pages Summary: Keep the Buttered Side Up is packed with morsels of information about multicultural food customs, beliefs and superstitions, their origins, and carryover practices… Read More »

50 Body Questions by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

50 Body Questions: A Book That Spills Its Guts by Tanya Lloyd Kyi Stars: **** Annick Press (2014) Human Biology 103 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our… Read More »

All The Dirt: A History of Getting Clean

All the Dirt: A History of Getting Clean by Katherine Ashenburg Stars: ***** Annick Press (2016) History/Science 104 pages Summary: All the Dirt is a lively, informative exploration of the evolution of personal hygiene. Starting with a number of myths about cleanliness, the author gives a quick overview of the topic. Throughout most of history, people… Read More »