Math, Top Picks

Top Picks: Living Math

This may look a bit different than our traditional “Top Picks” lists. Math is NOT a verbal subject and so books are more removed from the learning process than any other subject. We believe however, that living math books can help supplement the teaching of mathematics; papers like this one are being written that emphasize that learning… Read More Top Picks: Living Math

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Top Picks: Ocean Life

Shelly wrote us asking for some recommendations of good Ocean Life books to read aloud to her science-loving 6-, almost 7-year-old. Here are some of our favorites: The Burgess Seashore Book For Children by Thornton Burgess One of the first field guides for children, Burgess’ inimitable ability to combine story with scientific fact is prominently… Read More Top Picks: Ocean Life

Ask the Librarians, Nature Study, Science, Top Picks

Top Picks: Volcanoes

“I’d love some additional book ideas on volcanoes, dams, bridges, and the human body to read aloud to my 7 year old son…he’s still learning how to read!” -Kelly   [Don’t forget, we’re taking requests for recommendations. Details here.] Kelly, Here’s some of our suggestions for your first topic (Volcanoes), we hope your son likes them! -Emily, Living Books Librarian Volcanoes… Read More Top Picks: Volcanoes