Anastasia Suen

Developmental Editor

Month: July 2017 (Page 1 of 9)

Insects

Insects: The Most Fun Bug Book Ever
by Sneed B. Collard III (Author)

Booktalk: Get creepy-crawly with different kinds of insects: beetles, spider wasps, moths, and more. Discover their habitats, defense systems, communication techniques, and mating rituals with kid-friendly humor and facts.

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Nonfiction Monday

It’s Nonfiction Monday!

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Leo, Dog of the Sea

Leo, Dog of the Sea: 1519-1521
by Alison Hart (Author) and Michael G. Montgomery (Illustrator)

Booktalk: After three ocean voyages, Leo knows not to trust anyone but himself. But when he sets sail with Magellan on a journey to find a westward route to the Spice Islands, he develops new friendships with Magellan’s scribe, Pigafetta, and Marco, his page. Together, the three of them experience hunger and thirst, storms and doldrums, and mutinies and hostile, violent encounters. Will they ever find safe passage?

Snippet: Soon I am bringing dead rats for everyone, until Espinosa saunters over to see what the commotion is.

“Oh ho!” He grabs me by the scruff before I can dodge him. “The rats may be plump, but this dog is plumper. Think how tasty he will be roasted over the coals,” he says as he holds me up in the air. “I think I will string him up from the yardarm.”

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You Can Be a Paleontologist!

You Can Be a Paleontologist!: Discovering Dinosaurs with Dr. Scott
by Scott D. Sampson (Author)

Booktalk: Ever wondered how to find a dinosaur? How do paleontologists find dinosaur bones? How do they know what dinosaurs ate or looked like? And what is paleontology, anyway? Paleontologist Dr. Scott Sampson answers these questions and more . . .

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It’s STEM Friday! (STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

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