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Expository Text Structures: Book Reviews (Compare/Contrast) | Burkins & Yaris

Expository Text Structures: Book Reviews (Compare/Contrast) | Burkins & Yaris | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
In this post, we return to our series that defines each of the different types of informational text, focusing today on compare/contrast.

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Part of a series from Jan Burkin and Kim Yaris  looking at the different varieties of informational text.

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Watch films to read books? Yes! In Trailer Blazers we feature the latest book trailers – short films publishers make to highlight forthcoming books. Do trailers work for you?
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Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb | Jonathan Fetter-Vorm | Macmillan

Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb | Jonathan Fetter-Vorm | Macmillan | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. “Succeeds as... Bonus Publisher Materials: Praise, Author Biography (Another amazing book aimed at YA readers.
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Back to Books: Let's Read and Find Out about Science Books

Back to Books: Let's Read and Find Out about Science Books | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
This set of science books has always been one of my favourites when I was homeschooling, and Branley's books were among the best. He was the originator of the series in the first place back in the sixties.
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A year of reading - Sydney Morning Herald

A year of reading - Sydney Morning Herald | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
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A year of reading
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It's a journey on the front lines of climate science that masterfully weaves highly compelling data into an accessible and engaging story.
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Science books of 2013, as recommended by The Times

This year’s crop of science books, from the adventures of a tweeting astronaut to the discovery of the “God Particle” (RT @TheTimesBooks: Astronauts, atoms and animals: @hannahdev on this year's science books http://t.co/BPj0PogUiO)...


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A new magazine – in print! Online publishers are rediscovering ink

A new magazine – in print! Online publishers are rediscovering ink | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Pitchfork Media’s magazine is one among many well-crafted publications in recent years that are designed to be collected – and displayed on coffee tables (A new magazine – in print!
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Cells to Civilizations by Enrico Coen – review

Cells to Civilizations by Enrico Coen – review | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Coen is attempting something few have dared to – you could call it the unification of life, from biochemistry to human creativity According to Enrico Coen, the creative processes that led to the masterpieces of Picasso, Cezanne and da Vinci are no...
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Little Girl...Big Dreams, Big Adventures

Little Girl...Big Dreams, Big Adventures | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
If you time it right on a full moon night, sitting on the horizon, it looks close enough to touch.  At the darkest hour, when the air is clear, high in the sky overhead, with little stretch of your imagination, you believe it to be closer than it is.
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Stanford scholar asks: What does the traumatic past mean for our future?

Stanford scholar asks: What does the traumatic past mean for our future? | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Through an exploration of German, Hebrew and Anglo-American literature, Amir Eshel discovers how literature can help us move beyond historical traumas and look to the future.
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New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps - Slate Magazine (blog)

New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps - Slate Magazine (blog) | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) New Book Argues That Today's Kids Are Helpless Without Apps Slate Magazine (blog) Each month in “The Six-Point Inspection,” Future Tense and Zócalo Public Square take a quick look at new science and technology books that are...
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Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's 'Violent Cases' Launched The Careers Of Two ... - ComicsAlliance

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's 'Violent Cases' Launched The Careers Of Two ... - ComicsAlliance | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's 'Violent Cases' Launched The Careers Of Two ...
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Children's Author Brings Math And Science Fun To Morley School - Hartford Courant

Children's Author Brings Math And Science Fun To Morley School - Hartford Courant | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Children's Author Brings Math And Science Fun To Morley School
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WEST HARTFORD — Morley Elementary School second and third graders erupted into cheers when children's book author David M.
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Nice story about #AAAS #Subaru SB&F Prize winner David Schwartz visiting with students.

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Original Content: Science Fiction For The Picture Book Set

Original Content: Science Fiction For The Picture Book Set | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Author Gail Gauthier's Reflections On Children's Books, Writing, And The World of Children's Literature ... What Do We All Do All Day carried a neat post on science fiction picture books back in August.
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Reading Resources For Kids

Reading Resources For Kids | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
18 Great Math and Science Themed Children’s Picture Books (18 Great Math and Science Themed Children’s Picture Books http://t.co/t8g7lRs1rg)
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The Best Science Picture Books of 2013 (Including One That Explains Where Babies Really Come From)

The Best Science Picture Books of 2013 (Including One That Explains Where Babies Really Come From) | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
From bones to engines to mechanical fish, this year was good to children’s scientific imaginations.
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Can Toys Create Future Engineers? - New Yorker (blog)

Can Toys Create Future Engineers? - New Yorker (blog) | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
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Can Toys Create Future Engineers?
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Stephanie Oppenheim, the co-founder of ToyPortfolio.com, an independent consumer organization that reviews children's media and toys, described this as a significant development.
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Science Book Picks for 2013 - NPR

Science Book Picks for 2013 - NPR | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Science Book Picks for 2013
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Do you have a favorite science-themed book from this past year?
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Rising Paywalls Are Already Paying Off for Publishers

Rising Paywalls Are Already Paying Off for Publishers | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
A recent study that highlights the various ways newspapers and magazines are using paywalls to shape and expand their businesses shows just how beneficial t (Top story: Rising Paywalls Are Already Paying Off for Publishers
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Got a memory like a jellyfish? The best science books this Christmas - The Independent

Got a memory like a jellyfish? The best science books this Christmas - The Independent | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Got a memory like a jellyfish? The best science books this Christmas The Independent This year's selection of writing does all that and more, starting with Charles Fernyhough's Pieces of Light: The New Science of Memory (Profile Books, £9.99), a...
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Video Reviews by Kids, For Kids | Kids Movie Reviews | Kids Book Reviews | Kids Apps | Kids Social Network | Kids Views | http://www.kidzvuz.com

Video Reviews by Kids, For Kids | Kids Movie Reviews | Kids Book Reviews | Kids Apps | Kids Social Network | Kids Views | http://www.kidzvuz.com | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Teachers use http://t.co/Hq64qf4WFs in the classroom so kids can make VIDEO book reviews! Brings a new dimension to reading! #kvholiday
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The Particle at the End of the Universe, by Sean Carroll – review

The Particle at the End of the Universe, by Sean Carroll – review | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
The difficulty of trying to explain the hunt for the Higgs boson shows that nature will not be so easily defined In the early 80s, the US decided to build a massive particle accelerator which was called – with typical American excess – the...
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Reviews of space-themed books for children - The Planetary Society (blog)

Reviews of space-themed books for children - The Planetary Society (blog) | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
Reviews of space-themed books for children
The Planetary Society (blog)
It's already November, ack! And that means it's time for my annual roundup of reviews of space-themed books for children.
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Looking for space books for kids? Here's a great list of suggestions from The Planetary Society.

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Bandette, Volume 1: Presto! by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover - Paste Magazine

Bandette, Volume 1: Presto! by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover - Paste Magazine | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
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Bandette, Volume 1: Presto! by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover
Paste Magazine
The book is (expectedly) matter-of-factly gorgeous.
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New Biography Reanimates 19th-Century German Polymath Who Foresaw ... - Scientific American (blog)

New Biography Reanimates 19th-Century German Polymath Who Foresaw ... - Scientific American (blog) | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
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New Biography Reanimates 19th-Century German Polymath Who Foresaw ...
Scientific American (blog)
Every week, hockey-playing science writer John Horgan takes a puckish, provocative look at breaking science.
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The Best app for science fiction readers

The Best app for science fiction readers | Science Books, Reviews, and News | Scoop.it
This is a free fiction book app which consists of around 100 award winning books. The books have got the award like Hugo, nebula and wild fantasy. After clicking an award button you will get a list of award winning books.

Down load it today itself......


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