Tag Archive: Sy Montgomery

Following the Wildebeest: Guest Post by Sy Montgomery

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We are excited to welcome Sy Montgomery as our guest author today. For her most recent book, The Magnificent Migration : On Safari with Africa’s Last Great Herds, she actually traveled to Africa… Continue reading

Tracey’s Favorite Nonfiction of 2015

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I love nonfiction! And there have been so many wonderful nonfiction titles for young readers this year. Here are some of my favorites—and though my nonfiction TBR list is quite lengthy, I’m always… Continue reading

Studying the Scientists Who Are Studying the Animals

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The science standards of many states include the study of the nature of science and of the work of scientists.  I especially like these standards, because when I was growing up, we pretty much… Continue reading

A Dozen of Tracey’s Favorite 2012 Nonfiction

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It’s time for that most strenuous time of year.  No, not the holidays—but the making of the top 10 lists.  Let me confess:  I just can’t do it.  I don’t think I have… Continue reading

Series Review : Scientists in the Field

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Science educational standards for most states include scientific methodology, and Scientists in the Fieldis a great series to use for teaching kids in intermediate grades and middle school about the work of scientists. … Continue reading