Alary, Laura. The Astronomer Who Questioned Everything is the perfect picture book biography. The astronomer in question is Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the United States. This picture book serves as a wonderful introduction to an astronomer whose contributions (e.g. discovery of comets) were not widely recognized at the time. An author's note … Continue reading New Juvenile STEM Titles
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Chung, Catherine. The Tenth Muse. (Adult collection). Ho, Joanna. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners. (Juvenile collection). Hughes, Kiku. Displacement. (Young adult collection). Ozeki, Ruth. A Tale for the Time Being. (Adult collection) Ozeki, Ruth. The Book of Form and Emptiness. (Large print collection) Qu, Anna. Made in … Continue reading May is Asian American and Pacific Heritage Month.
Bissonnette, Aimee. The Second Life of Trees. (Juvenile Collection). Foster, Craig. Underwater Wild: My Octopus Teacher's Extraordinary World. (Adult Collection). Goodall, Jane. Seeds of Hope. (Adult collection). Hayhoe, Katharine. Saving Us: A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope and Healing.(Adult Collection). Kassinger, Ruth. Garden of Marvels (Adult Collection). Lang, Heather. Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Discovered … Continue reading Books to Read for Earth Day
April is National Poetry Month. It's also a great time to read a novel in verse. Enjoy one of these novels in verse written for high school, middle and elementary grade readers. Acevedo, Elizabeth. Clap When You Land. (Young adult collection). Baron, Chris. The Magical Imperfect. (Juvenile collection). Fipps, Lisa. Starfish. (Juvenile collection). Guidroz, Rukhsanna. … Continue reading Novels in Verse
National Library Week is April 3-9. In 2022, we're celebrating the many ways libraries creation connections. What does Rockwall County Library connect you to? Let us know by creating a social media post. Use the following hashtags: #rockwallcountylibrary #nationallibraryweek #mylibrary. You can also fill out a Connect with your Library comment card at one of … Continue reading National Library Week
Celebrate Citizen Science Month by reading and or participating in one of these projects.
World Water Day is an annual celebration that raises awareness of the two billion people that do not have access to safe water. You will find more infographics at Statista Look for these books in the adult collection: Bilott, Roberts. Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer's Twenty-Year Battle. Clark, Anna. The Poisoned City. … Continue reading World Water Day
The hottest format is comics. Comics can tell a story in any genre. Ask how to use ComicsPlus at Rockwall County Library.
Rockwall County Library has many books creating crafts out of a variety of materials. In addition to print books, you may want to consider reading an ebook in our digital collection. Some books in Rockwall County Library's gardening section e.g. The Complete Book of Ferns include crafting ideas. There are some books written specifically for … Continue reading National Craft Month
Review what you know and or expand your knowledge of mathematics with these new math books at Rockwall County Library. Begnal, Tom. Everyday Mathematics Made Easy. Uses real life examples. Crane, Michelle. ed. Math Maker Lab: 27 Super-Cool Projects. Practical projects. (Juvenile collection). Gifford, Clive. A Quick History of Math: From Counting Cavemen to Computers. … Continue reading Pi Day