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The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

Kid’ nonfiction seems to be getting better and better, with reads that could be considered quite easily enjoyable for adults, teens, pre-teens, and children alike. While a movie was made several years ago about the “Monuments Men”, author Robert M. … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Reads: Part 2

This week we return to Spooktacular Reads with even more books to enjoy. As stated previously, these are all clean children’s reads that are fun for the whole family. The colorful illustrations and vivid storytelling are sure to please readers … Continue reading

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Spooktacular Reads

Though I’m a huge Halloween fan, I know many people love the opportunity to dress up, munch on some sweet treats, and have ghoulish fun. In the spirit of October, I decided to pick three of my more spooktacular reads … Continue reading

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Spooked!

I enjoy a good nonfiction read, no matter the demographic or age range. Historical nonfiction is some of my favorite, which is why this week we’re taking a look at Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the … Continue reading

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Timelines of Everything

We’re reading another nonfiction read as the beginning of school comes closer. For history buffs, parents, or just educators looking to review some fun material before the school year starts, Smithsonian and DK’s new book Timelines of Everything is an … Continue reading

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Seeing Stars

This week we’re going over a nonfiction read perfect for the summertime. Before star-gazing on the roof, why not pick up this book on constellations for your kids? Summary: For the budding astronomists and mythology nerds among your children, Sara … Continue reading

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The World War II Invasion That Changed History

It’s a sad thing, but I find more and more kids don’t know much about America’s history. This week we’re reading another nonfiction book which tells the story of one of the most iconic military invasions in recent history with … Continue reading

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Her Story

Once again we’re going through a nonfiction read. This time it is a colorful book of biographies entitled Her Story: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World. Summary: Designed like a scrapbook or collage, Her Story tells the … Continue reading

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The Silk Roads

This week’s read is another nonfiction aimed at children packed chock-full of entertaining facts and figures to entertain. Curious kids and adults alike will enjoy this fascinating book, The Silk Roads: An Illustrated New History of the World, which tells the … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Today marks a significant event in our country’s history. It was the day that America faced one of the most shocking, devastating attacks to that date. Hundreds of men lost their lives. Countless more had to watch, without a way … Continue reading

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