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Welcome to the SB&F Editor's Blog. I am Maria Sosa, Editor-in-Chief of SB&F. Through this blog I hope to interact with the SB&F community and post news and information related to science books, videos, authors, opportunities and other topics of interest to our readers. I hope you find the blog useful and entertaining. Please, join the conversation by posting a comment on our Facebook page. I'd love to hear from you!

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  • Snowbound? 5 Books Under 5 Dollars Kids Can Read Right Now On Kindle

    Has the blizzard of 2016 stranded you at home with young children? Hopefully you remembered to stock up on library books along with your milk and bread. If you didn't, don't despair. Here are five inexpensive kid's books that can turn a blizzard into a fun and engaging learning experience, all under five dollars! Start reading them now on Amazon Kindle by clicking on the book cover! The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto (Step into Reading), by Natalie Stanford. (Illus. by Donald Cook). Random House: September, 2014. It is one of the worst storms ever - the snow has not stopped for days and it is 30 degrees below zero. But somehow Balto must get through. He is the lead dog...      Read more...
  • Some Kindle Selections for National Readathon Day

    National Readathon Day ( NRD) is a nation-wide marathon reading session on Saturday, January 24 from Noon – 4pm (in respective time zones). Sponsored by The National Book Foundation, and Penguin Random House, NRD asks book lovers across America to pledge to read for four hours today starting at noon. To help you find a good STEM book to read, we've added a section to our online Amazon store that links to 9 great science books for your Kindle . The list includes Kevin Fong's Extreme Medicine , winner of the 2015 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize in the Young Adult Category. In addition to reading a great book, you can join in the National Reading Day celebration by tweeting a picture of...      Read more...
    Published 24 Jan 2015 11:58 AM by Maria Sosa
  • Science For Your Kindle

    So you just got a Kindle and you’re trying to figure out which books to get. Here are some great science books to read on your device. And remember, you don’t really need a Kindle to read these great e-books. You can download the Kindle software for your computer or phone and even share the books across devices. Clicking on the book titles will take you to where you can download the books for your Kindle. Of course, Amazon is not the only source for ebooks and in the future we will also give you recommendations for other devices and platforms. The books on this list are mostly recent publications, although I have included a few classics. (You may notice that there are a...      Read more...
    Published 5 Dec 2011 4:12 PM by Maria Sosa