Creative Child April 2019 - Page 37

h t i w n u F s i l o o Back to Sch hildren’s Books! R andom House C H ? LAUG A D E E N Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park I n the fi rst Junie B. Jones book, it’s Junie B.’s fi rst day of school and she doesn’t know anything. She’s so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it’s time to go home, she doesn’t. N EED INSPIRATION ? H ow do you grow a miracle? This is Natalie’s response to a question asked by her teacher regarding the scientifi c process. With her life at home becoming more and more challenging, Natalie uses the scientifi c process and an egg drop competition as a way to cope. Because after all, eggs are breakable. Hope is not. MATH ? H IT W P L E H D N EE Do Not Open This Math Book by Danica McKellar F inally, a FUN book to read with kids that helps bridge the gap between what’s being taught in school and how today’s parents learned math back in the day. Giggle your way through entertaining lessons on addition and subtraction involving muffi ns, turkey sandwiches, kittens, googly eyes, and more! N EED ADVENTURE ? Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne J ack and Annie fi nd a mysterious tree house in the woods across from their house. When they investigate, it whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to fi gure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark . . . or will they become a dinosaur’s dinner? Plus, check out the Dinosaurs Fact Tracker! Do Osborne; The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller