Hello, Friends! When you think about time spent by a bright blue sea, you might daydream about a cool ocean breeze, playtime in the surf, tide pools exploration, or sand castles! But that vast expanse of water is also filled with shapes and numbers. Here are THREE fun and easy ways to bring those math… Read more »Read More
Make This! A Growing, Slithering Sea Snake of Book Covers (perfect for visually punctuating your reading adventures!)
Oh, Friends! Things are about to get really special. Today’s installment of our ocean-themed, summer reading project has it all! Think picture books + miniature book covers + art + story time for the win. (If this is your first visit here, Welcome! And it’s not too late to dive in. I’ve got all the… Read more »Read More
Time to make your cardboard-YELLOW-SUBMARINE dreams come TRUE!
Want a summer project that’s steeped in books and crafts? One that creates memories of a lifetime for your own kiddos, your students, or the tiniest library patrons… I have got you SO covered! In celebrating Summer Reading’s 2022 theme of Oceans of Possibilities, I’m giving the step-by-step on how to make the world’s most… Read more »Read More
A COSMIC Announcement of MASSIVE Proportions is coming! Mark your Calendars
Calling all Black Hole Fans. Head’s up, Milky Way Fans. This is not a drill! I am officially FREAKING out, I am so excited. Mark your calendars! On May 12, 2022, an epic announcement is headed our way. The Event Horizon Telescope team – – that global team of researchers who captured the first EVER image… Read more »Read More
Cause To Celebrate!
Hello, friend. It’s the holiday season and I don’t know about you, but I am feeling all the feels. The lights, the tree, candles, egg nog, bring it on. I’m just waiting for our first Maine snowfall of the season which amazingly hasn’t happened yet, other than an overnight dusting that disappeared as soon as… Read more »Read More
Come Closer… because it’s GIVEAWAY TIME!
The weather may be cooler and Halloween behind us… but who says we have to give up on free treats? Not me! I received an exciting shipment of author copies of the audiobook and hardcover versions of Black Hole Chasers… and I’m in a mood to give three sets away. Soon you could be curling… Read more »Read More
Black Hole Chasers: The Amazing True Story of an Astronomical Breakthrough
My older brother and I are huge space fans. Even though we live on opposite sides of the country, we often have bi-coastal geek outs over everything from rocket launches to scientific breakthroughs to new discoveries in space (not to mention the abundance of sci-fi shows and movies during this golden age of the small… Read more »Read More
Black Hole Chasing (The Quest to See the Invisible)
Hello Readers! Are you ready for a breath of fresh air? Of wonder? Of hope? A full serving of all that’s possible? Well, today I’m here to deliver! And it all starts with these questions: How can you see the invisible, the unseeable? How do you stare the very edge of human knowledge right in the… Read more »Read More
THREE Problems SpaceX Had to Solve to Launch Astronauts into Space! Plus everything you need for Saturday’s HISTORIC rocket launch!
Wake up and tell the kids! Today is the day!… as long as weather cooperates and it looks like it’s going to! (and it didn’t which is why SATURDAY IS THE DAY! at 3:22 pm EST. for reals this time!) Saturday, Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, will launch astronauts to the International Space Station aboard… Read more »Read More
On Friday nights at my house, we tuck in with a good book, a great TV show, and a roaring fire in the fireplace. And on one particular Friday night, I looked at my 5 and 8-year-old and said, “let’s watch Reading Rainbow. We could use a little LeVar right about now. Am I right or… Read more »Read More