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Review of the Day: The Griffin and the Dinosaur by Marc Aronson with Adrienne Mayor

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The Griffin and the Dinosaur: How Adrienne Mayor Discovered a Fascinating Link Between Myth and Science By Marc Aronson with Adrienne Mayor Illustrated by Chris Muller National Geographic $18.99 ISBN: 978-1-4263-1108-6 Ages 9-12 On shelves April 8th. I remember back in 2007 when the American Museum of Natural History in NYC premiered a show called [...]

Review of the Day: National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry, edited by J. Patrick Lewis

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National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry: 200 Poems with Photographs That Squeak, Soar, and Roar! Edited by J. Patrick Lewis National Geographic $24.95 ISBN: 978-1-4263-1009-6 Ages 7-12 On shelves now Animals make for good poetry. That’s just common sense. When humans get misty eyed and start thinking their great grand thoughts, they tend to be [...]

Review of the Day: Wheels of Change by Sue Macy

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Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) By Sue Macy National Geographic $18.95 ISBN: 978-1-4263-0761-4 Ages 10 and up. On shelves now. A history book for kids can do any number of things. It can concentrate on a topic that has been well-documented in [...]

Review of the Day: She Sang Promise by Jan Godown Annino

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She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader By Jan Godown Annino Illustrated by Lisa Desimini Afterword by Moses Jumper, Jr. National Geographic $17.95 ISBN: 978-1-4263-0592-4 Ages 4-8 On shelves now. I’m tired of Einstein. I’m tired of Edison too. Heck, I’m even tired of Martin Luther King Jr., Marie Curie, [...]

Librarian Preview: National Geographic (Fall 2010/Spring 2011)

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I don’t get enough non-fiction in my diet.  If left to my own devices I’d probably end up solely devouring fiction titles that involve melodrama, dark humor, mild magic, and sentient cheese.  That said, I am consistently grateful that National Geographic Kids has the wherewithal to pull me up out of my comfort zone, and [...]