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 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
With the winter break about to end and the new year just hours away, I’ve begun the tedious (but often fun!) task of making lessons plans for the coming week. After a nearly ten year hiatus behind the scenes as a curriculum writer/consultant for various publishers, I’m so happy to be back in the classroom … More Journey Through the Center of the Earth?