When I took my 12-year-old son to the sports medicine doctor for a check-up on his broken ankle, Max was told he had to continue to wear the boot another 10 days. On the car ride home, my son said “Mom, why didn’t you schedule the appointment with a woman doctor? Women doctors seem to know more. That guy doesn’t know that my ankle is healed and I don’t need to wear the boot anymore.” I smiled at him with agreement and said “Yes! Sometimes women do know more than men.” In honor of Women’s History Month, here are several books about women in science that will inspire the children in your life.
Thanks to our Publisher partners for making this post possible! Trying to get kids more interested in your non-fiction section? The cookbook area isn’t often a section that you would think has a… Continue reading
Gross things are always perennial favorites for kids… and adults. Stiff : the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach was the first nonfiction book I read as an adult that delved… Continue reading
One of my t-shirts declares: “I read too many books to believe what I am told.” I bought it because I thought it was funny, but in all seriousness, I love learning about… Continue reading
Mary Roach introduced me to funny nonfiction. While wandering a bookstore, I saw a book titled Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers on the new paperback nonfiction table. Even the title made… Continue reading
As a child of the 90’s, I cannot help but feel nostalgic when coming across The Oregon Trail: Choose your Own Trail series by Jesse Wiley. This series is… Continue reading