Category: Science

  • Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling C. Holling

    Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling C. Holling

    I’m not sure if there’s a more delightful way to learn about the geography of the Great Lakes and the surrounding area, than with Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling Clancey Holling! The story begins with a young boy who places his wood carving of an Indian in a canoe into a stream near Lake Superior. Underneath the…

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  • Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat

    Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat

    Owls In the Family by Farley Mowat was one of the books we enjoyed reading over a Winter break. If you have outdoor-loving, animal-hoarding, adventure-pursuing kids, this humorous account of boyish fun will only serve to deepen their interests (or spark it, if it’s not already there! ) A fun narrative involving a young boy,…

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  • A Piece of the Mountain: The Story of Blaise Pascal

    A Piece of the Mountain: The Story of Blaise Pascal

    One of the books we enjoyed reading for science a few years ago was A Piece of the Mountain: The Story of Blaise Pascal by Joyce McPherson. Living books that cover the STEM disciplines are sometimes more challenging to find, but I think they are especially beneficial to younger children, as they whet their appetites…

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