Friday, March 02, 2007

Odds and Ends - Reading Science

It is with baited breath that I await the April release of The Periodic Table: Elements with Style. Written by Adrian Dingle and illustrated by Simon Basher, the book presents each element with a series of portraits, followed by a description of the element in personal-ad style.

Read more about this new release at the Publisher's Weekly article Humor Helps Kids Brave the Elements.

The March edition of Science and Children is out. It contains the 2007 edition of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12. A product of NSTA's collaboration with the CBC, this list has been published for more than 30 years running. Among this year's many great titles are:
If you can't get your hands on the journal, you can find the list online. Do click on over and check it out.

1 comment:

  1. Sibert is spelled without an e in the first syllable. It's a common error but the award is named in honor of a noted publisher and part of the honor is spelling his name correctly.