Tag Archives: biology

Nonfiction: “Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal”

  Gulp by Mary Roach Mary Roach has come up with another fun look at science, this time focusing on the anatomy and physiology of human digestion. Here she answers the questions you’ve always wanted to ask: Can snakes taste? … Continue reading

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Adult Books for Teens: Common Core: “Creation”

    Creation: How Science is Reinventing Life Itself by Adam Rutherford Here’s a book title that I was surprised to find is not hyperbole. Science really is creating new life forms. Rutherford doesn’t mean cloning life forms we know. He … Continue reading

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“Girls Don’t Fly”

Girls Don’t Fly by Kristen Chandler  Family matters, but Myra’s—an older, pregnant sister, four younger rambunctious brothers, and a pair of overworked parents—is so needy that she appears to be on track for martyr of the year. The problem with … Continue reading

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“Scat”

NOTE: COHS Titans–The following review is excerpted from the Junior Library Guild. (Meaning that I didn’t write it and don’t want to take credit from something I didn’t do!) We belong to the Junior Library Guild and purchase four books … Continue reading

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