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Bonkers for books

Combined post today...I usually try to keep what I'm reading separate from what the kids are loving. Theirs first.

Whoo Goes There? by Jennifer A. Ericson--
A beautifully illustrated, realistic story about an owl searching for dinner. (Don't worry, parents, the food chain has a happy ending here.)

These Bees Count! by Alison Formento--
A little long and complicated for a 2 year old, but my nearly-4 totally gets it. A class field trip to visit a beekeeping farm discusses pollination, the important of bees to food production, how honey is made, and more. This is a real favorite with a moral.

Sail Away by Donald Crews--
We're not the biggest fan of his work, but your kids are. Freight trains, trucks, and school buses are other topics of these simple books. This one is about rowing out to a moored sailboat, using the motor to reach open seas, how sails catch wind, a storm, and finally making it back safe to harbor.



Then mine:

Why Science Does Not Disprove God by Amir Aczel--
A rebuke to the Richard Dawkins of the world. Pretty self-explanatory title about how science and religion. 

Men on Strike: Why Men Are Boycotting Marriage, Fatherhood, and the American Dream--and Why It Matters by Helen Smith--
A book, written by a woman, about anti-male culture. Why men are dropping out of a society they see as stacked against them. Men fighting back. Ok, you have my attention! 

Do Fathers Matter? What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked by Paul Raeburn--
Science research on the influence fathers have on children, the impact fatherhood has on men, etc.. 

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