Tag Archive: Algonquin Young Readers

Nonfiction Children’s Books: Women In Science


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.

The Joy of Middle Grade: A Guest Post by Adam Shaughnessy


Love middle grade fiction? This post is for you! Not sure about middle grade fiction? This post is for you too! Adam Shaughnessy’s enthusiasm for middle grade fiction is contagious, and we hope… Continue reading