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Read it Again Bookstore

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen: Interactive Story Time Event

Read It Again Bookstore is excited to welcome author and scientist, Jodi Wheeler-Toppen! Join us on March 4th from 12 to 2 pm for a memorial for an Interactive StoryTime.

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen: Interactive Story Time Event
Jodi Wheeler-Toppen: Interactive Story Time Event

Time & Location

Mar 04, 2023, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Read it Again Bookstore , 6052, 3630 Peachtree Pkwy # 314, Suwanee, GA 30024, USA

About the event

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen is a science author and educator with 10+ books for children and teachers from Charlesbridge, National Geographic Kids, Capstone, and NSTA Press. Her books include This is a Book to Read with a Worm (AAAS/Subaru SB&F Excellence in Science Writing Prize), Dog Science Unleashed, and Cat Science Unleashed. She also has a series for teachers, Once Upon a Science Book, for the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Press. She is a former high school science teacher, with a Ph.D. in Science Education from the University of Georgia. Her goal in both writing and educating is to present science as exciting, suspenseful… and understandable. She loves having adventures with kids—her own and any others who come her way. Find her online at www.OnceUponAScienceBook.com.

This Is a Book to Read with a Worm

If you can find a worm, then you can be a biologist!

Foster a love of animals and science with this charming activity guide for finding and observing earthworms. Hands-on experiments help young biologists answer questions like "Which end is which?" and "Do worms make noise?" Insider tips encourage readers to think like a scientist and handle living things with care. Equally entertaining with or without a worm friend.

Dog Science Unleashed: Fun Activities to do with your Canine Companion

"Combine science information, activities, and good pictures and you have the core components of this title...The book is informative and will appeal to dog lovers especially. It is another well-done work from a typically reliable publisher." -- School Library Connection

"This vivid volume lays out two dozen or so exercises that double as experiments, the goal of which is to better understand canine senses and physiology. The experiments are well described, with step-by-step instructions and photos. Most are easy to set up and only require household items. Exceptional photography accompanies the instructions and help readers understand the activity." -- Science Magazine

Learn about science with the most faithful lab partner you'll ever have -- your dog! Discover how your canine companion thinks, moves, drinks, stays warm, gets clean, cools off, and more.

Have fun with 22 safe and pup-friendly activities that let you work alongside your dog to discover what makes him tick. Learn to take your dog's pulse and find out how much blood is pumping through his body. Find out if your dog hears things you can't by making a dog whistle. What colors can your dog see? Is he color-blind? Each activity is paired with step-by-step instructions, clear and interesting scientific explanations, and cool photographs shot specifically for this book. Hands-on activities and fun information for budding scientists prompt further learning and offer a behind-the-scenes look at current canine research. When you are finished with the book you'll have a vet-worthy profile of the best canine companion on the planet--yours!

This book is part of the National Geographic Kids Hands-on Science line which makes science fun and accessible.

Cat Science Unleashed: Fun Activities to do With your Feline Friend

"This title, appropriately rife with puns, offers guided activities that will help young ailurophiles understand many of the mysteries behind cat behavior...

anyone who chooses simply to read will come out with a much deeper understanding that will enrich everyday interactions with their feline friends."—Booklist

Discover all about how your amazing feline friend thinks, moves, drinks, stays warm, gets clean, cools off, and more, with dozens of fun science-based activities and experiments.

Unleash the power of science! Have fun with 22 safe and cat-friendly activities that let you work alongside your cat to discover what makes her tick. Learn how catnip affects your kitty and how she can see so well in the dark. Find out what kind of toys your cat loves by making a feather flyer. How does your cat balance so well and always land on all fours? Each activity is paired with step-by-step instructions, clear and interesting scientific explanations, and cool photographs shot specifically for this book. Hands-on activities and fun information for budding scientists prompt further learning and offer a behind-the-scenes look at current feline research. When you are finished with the book you'll have a vet-worthy profile of the best kitty companion on the planet--yours!

This book is part of the National Geographic Kids Hands-on Science line which makes science fun and accessible.

Event date:

Saturday, March 4, 2023 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Event address:

3630 peachtree pkwy, suite 314 - Read It Again Bookstore

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