Under Earth, Under Sea by Aleksandra Mizielinkska and Daniel Mizielinski


Under Earth, Under Water by Aleksandra Mizielinkska and Daniel Mizielinski. 112 p. Candlewick Press, October, 2016. 9780763689223. (Review from copy borrowed from library.)

Give your earth science teachers something to delight and amaze their students. This impressively designed, over-sized volume will not sit for long. The authors take the reader on a layer-by-layer tour through the depths of earth and water and it is fascinating!

Full review at Proseandkahn.

Esquivel! Space-age Sound Artist by Susan Wood


Esquivel! Space-age Sound Artist by Susan Wood. Illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh. unpgd. Charlesbridge, September, 2016. 9781580896733. (Review from finished copy courtesy of publisher.)

I just adore picture book biographies! What  fabulous way to learn about new and interesting people at any age. #nevertoooldforpicturebooks

Pop over to proseandkahn for a review of this spectacular biography of an influential musicians your students will find fascinating.


Tiny Stitches: the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas


Tiny Stitches: the life of medical pioneer Vivien Thomas by Gwendolyn Hooks. Illustrated by Colin Bootman. unpgd. Lee & Low Books, May, 2016. 9781620141564. (Review from purchased copy)

This picture book biography belongs in every kind of library for every age group. Beautiful watercolors illustrate the life of an incredibly resilient man dedicated to pursuing his dream despite many obstacles. It has great potential for cross-curricular use from STEM to social studies to language arts. Full review at proseandkahn.

Happy reading!