Month: July 2022

Kidlit Books About Famous Conservationists

Over the years, the National Wildlife Federation has recognized conservationists whose names are less familiar to most Americans, but whose impressive accomplishments clearly merit recognition. These names include amazing advocates like John James Audubon, Hugh Bennett, John Burroughs, Rachel Carson, Anna Botsford Comstock, Jacques Cousteau, and many more. Many readers (of all ages) wonder who …

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Girls Know How® Books for Summer Reading

Chapter Books Inspire Girls to Consider Careers without Limitations Compelled to inspire future generations of girls and her own daughters to dream big, author and youth career education advocate Ellen Langas created Girls Know How® books, the award-winning series that inspires young readers to discover careers, and the life skills to help them achieve them. The series was …

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Picture Books that Teach Kids About Gardening, Nature, and Food

(Guest post from Becky Flansburg) Many of us, thanks to the last few wild years, are embracing a slower, simpler, and nature-based lifestyle these days. I grew up on a hobby farm with a ton of different animals and several massive gardens. My mom worked two jobs yet still found the time to cook, garden, …

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