Educator Resources: Eco-theme #1: Water (with nonfiction PB titles)

As Climate Week 2019 comes to an end, I thought it was a good time to kick off a series of blog posts with eco-themes for teachers/educators and pair them with some of the nonfiction picture books I use with my students to highlight the material. The eco-themes are based on the wonderful Sustainable Intelligence … More Educator Resources: Eco-theme #1: Water (with nonfiction PB titles)

Q & A with award-winning nonfiction children’s author Melissa Stewart

Hi Melissa! Thanks so much for stopping by For the Love of KidLit for a chat. Your blog, Celebrate Science, is such a treasure for science lovers, teachers, and writers! I happen to be all three, so I am immensely grateful for the time and expertise you lend with each post.Reading your explanation of the five … More Q & A with award-winning nonfiction children’s author Melissa Stewart

Non-Fiction PB Spotlight: Science and Environmental Conservation Titles

Non-fiction picture books, of course, can engage children in the same way as fiction picture books–prompting them to use their imaginations, take a journey, explore, think, and have fun. As a science teacher to K – 2 elementary school students, I often use non-fiction titles in my classroom as a teaching tool and they’re always … More Non-Fiction PB Spotlight: Science and Environmental Conservation Titles