Category Archives: Nonfiction

April Book Reviews, Part 2

Elephant Talk:  The Surprising Science of Elephant Communication by Ann Downer From Miss Amanda at Main Did you know elephants can talk?  Well, maybe not talk like we understand and know humans do, but like many species of animals, elephants have … Continue reading

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April 2012 Book Reviews, Part 1

  The Poetry of Shel Silverstein From Miss Amanda at Main There is something to be said about a poet – a children’s poet, nonetheless – whose work has lasted beyond his lifetime and still continues to inspire children, parents, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Jane Goodall!

  This time of year gets us thinking about spring, rebirth, and being good stewards of the earth.  One of the best examples of someone who lives her life to help better the rest of the world is Dr. Jane … Continue reading

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Q & A with Sibert Award-Winning Author Sy Montgomery

  As we posted before, the Marvelous Monday gang was lucky enough to have a chance to chat with Sibert Award – winning author Sy Montgomery during a very special Marvelous  Mondays program this week.  The kids got to as … Continue reading

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January Book Reviews, Part 1

  Titanic Sinks! by Barry Denenberg From Miss Melia at Main I love reading books about the Titanic, so I couldn’t wait to read one of the newest books on the subject, Titanic Sinks! by Barry Deneberg.  While I enjoy fictional … Continue reading

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