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You CAN Encourage Summer Reading: Book List K-6 Grade Levels (Elementary Students)

As summer break approaches, you need two things to help your child manage their summer reading. First, you need a li...

Pets! The Best Cats and Dogs for Kids

It happens to all families with young children. "Mom, Dad, I want a pet." Kids as Pet Owners Forget the guinea pigs!...

Who Reads Picture Books?

Why do you and your kids read? Do you look for relationship books for that child in the lap moment? Independent books or classroom books? Mims House has books for all those categories!

HOW DO YOU SHOW LOVE? Happy Valentine's Day!

Launching on Valentine's Day is GREATEST, a children's picture book about how to show love in practical ways. When a new kid comes to town, will Love Truly and her friends find a way to show love? It's time for courage to do the right thing.

Goldilocks: The Fame-Name-Dame

Have You Heard of Goldilocks?  “A funny, creative take on a well-known fairy tale.” Kirkus review Have you heard of G...

Science needs international cooperation

Chladni’s story is one of international cooperation among scientists. The French scientists had suggested the royal meeting, introduced him, and later helped him translate his book into French. Often, scientific progress requires international collaboration and cooperation.

How Long Does Science Take?

How long does science take? Darwin predicted that a Madagascar orchid would be pollinated by a moth. It took 130 years for a scientist to photograph it happening. Here's why.

The Impact of One Science Teacher

Burn: Michael Faraday's CandleBook 1, Moments in Science Series On December 28, 1848, Michael Faraday gave a scient...

The First U.S. Law About Conservation

The Mims House children's nonfiction picture book EROSION, has been named a 2021 Notable Social Studies Book. It combines the story of soil erosion during the Dust Bowl years with the passage of the first U.S. law on conservation.

How Old is the Oldest Known Wild Bird in the World?

Wisdom, the Midway Albatross, is the oldest known wild bird in the world. At over 69 years old, here's the most amazi...

Got ChromeBook? We Have eBooks!

This fall will be one of the most unique school years ever! That's an understatement. Are you going to be teaching on...

Fake News: How to Talk with Kids

Reports of a Sea Monster! In August, 1937 newspapers across the nation reported that a sea monster had been sighted o...

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