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Plastic Ahoy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Plastic Ahoy, Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Author: Patricia Newman Photographer: Annie Crawley  Publisher: Milbrook Press, 2014 Ages: 8-12 48 pages Genre: Nonfiction Themes: plastic scraps, environment, conservation, plastic scraps, single-use plastics, sustainability, marine pollution, waste, getting involved, solutions, great pacific garbage patch, Pacific … Continue reading

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One Iguana, Two Iguanas – PPBF and World Wildlife Day 2019

World Wildlife Day is this Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. And I have selected a more unusual non-fiction picture book to celebrate this event. Title:  One Iguana, Two Iguanas – A Story of Accident, Natural Selection, and Evolution (part of the … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Stars – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Stuff of Stars Author: Marion Dane Bauer Illustrator: Ekua Holmes Publisher: Candlewick, 2018 Ages: 5-11 Themes: universe, big bang, evolution, wonder, humanity, biology, science       Opening: In the dark, in the dark, in the deep, deep, dark, a speck floated, invisible as … Continue reading

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