Connecting Children and Nature
Take advantage of these hot summer days and go out stargazing! Our July collection of 40% off books are all about the Big Picture. Step back and remember our small but special place in the universe with five picture books that capture the majesty of space and our solar system.
In addition we have an award-winning book for middle graders that introduces them to the science of climate change: How We Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientists and Kids Explore Global Warming.
As part of our 40th anniversary, we’re offering a 40% discount on a collection of books every month throughout the entire year. Every book, every author, and every illustrator will be featured at some time this year. See all of the books at the Year-at-a-Glance List.
You’ll automatically receive the 40% discount when you order books through this website or by phone (530) 274-7775.
Check out this month’s books!
- Going Around the Sun: Some Planetary Fun
- A Moon of My Own
- Born with a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story
- From Lava to Life: The Universe Tells Our Earth Story
- Mammals Who Morph: The Universe Tells Our Evolution Story
- How We Know What We Know About Climate Change
Artist of the Month
July is the 50th anniversary of the first moon walk! Let Ashley White’s illustrations for A Moon of My Own inspire you to take a closer look at the moon this month. Ashley is a graphic artist, illustrator, outdoor-fanatic, peony-gazer, and daydreamer, with an eye for all things fabulous and creative.
Nature Books for Kids
What’s the easiest way to learn the solar system? Sing it! Going Around the Sun: Some Planetary Fun by Marianne Berkes features a catchy tune that will give kids a leg up in their science lessons. We suggest it as a read-aloud (or sing-along) at home or in the classroom to make learning the planets truly memorable.
In addition to a read-aloud, we have 5 excellent free solar system activities that are creative, kinesthetic, and incredibly easy to prepare…