Teen Librarian Toolbox
July 15, 2021 by Johanna
The Bug Club feels like a scrapbook by a fascinated fan with tons of bug facts and friendly cartoon images guaranteed to interest readers.
May 5, 2020 by Lori Henderson
The campers at Camp Dakota summer camp discover there are mysteries all around them and that science can always find an answer.
September 12, 2019 by Lori Henderson
Humanity has been turned to stone. Its only hope is a teenage who believes in the power of science.
August 7, 2019 by Esther Keller
This summer, I’ve been enjoying reading the plethora of literature about space, space travel, and of course the famed 1969 Moon Landing. I’ve read picture books and chapter books, but one of my favorite reads, I haven’t yet shared with any of them!
November 14, 2018 by Esther Keller
True story: When my son was in first or second grade, I gave him Kevin McCloskey’s The Real Poop on Pigeons and my son refused to believe that he was reading a nonfiction title. McCloskey has a knack for showing interesting tidbits to make a topic come alive in a wacky sort of way. He […]
August 16, 2018 by Lori Henderson
Smash! Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe with the Large Hadron Collider Written by Sara Latta, Illustrated by Jeff Weigel Teen Graphic Universe, Jan 2017 ISBN: 978-1-5124-3070-7 72 pgs, $11.99USD When the Large Hadron Collider was first built, the public imagination went wild with concerns about antimatter and black holes destroying the world. But these […]
June 5, 2018 by Johanna
One Day a Dot: The Story of You, the Universe, and Everything Written by Ian Lendler, illustrated by Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb First Second, $17.99 Ages 4-8 Almost no subject is too much for a children’s storybook, with the right approach, and One Day a Dot is proof. It tackles the formation of the […]
September 8, 2016 by Brigid Alverson
You’re seeing it here first: Today we have an exclusive first look at the cover for the latest entry in First Second’s Science Comics line, Science Comics: Flying Machines, by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks. We have a couple of the interior pages for you too with a look at the young Wilbur and Orville […]
April 15, 2015 by Lori Henderson
Climate change, fracking, evolution, vaccinations, homeopathy, chiropractics, even the moon landing, are all hot button controversies that come up in the news. In this book, Darryl Cunningham looks at them with a cool, critical approach, exposing the myths of science denial using comics, photographs and easily readable text. Review: How To Fake A Moon Landing: […]
January 15, 2015 by Esther Keller
Though it certainly exists, finding a comic that connects to the sciences and contains a funny and engaging story for elementary age students isn’t all that easy. But AMP Kids’ latest original graphic novel will certainly have multiple links to the science curriculum and continue to entertain readers all the way through. Stinky Cecil in […]
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