The Stuff Between the Stars
How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe
by Sandra Nickel & Aimee Sicuro (Abrams Books for Young Readers, March 2, 2021)
Shepherd.com features Best Book Lists created by authors to help readers discover great books. It invited me to create a list of Best Children’s Books about Astronomy inspired by The Stuff Between the Stars. You can find my list HERE.
TeachingBooks has organized fantastic resources for The Stuff Between the Stars, including the book trailer, an author interview, an illustrator page for Aimée Sicuro, and more. Click HERE to connect to these fabulous resources.
GGumsum has acquired Korean rights for The Stuff Between the Stars. A link to the Korean language version will be coming as soon as it is available.
Activity Sheets for The Stuff Between the Stars
Looking for ways to engage students with The Stuff Between the Stars? Below you will find curriculum guides for Discussion Questions, Activities for Students, as well as individual Activity Sheets. Simply click on the sheets below and print.
The Story Behind the World’s Favorite Snack
by Sandra Nickel & Oliver Dominguez (Lee & Low, August 11, 2020)
Nacho’s Nachos was awarded a Christopher Award, which recognizes works affirming the highest values of the human spirit. You can access resources created by TeachingBooks for all winners since 2001 HERE.
The Nacho’s Nachos Book Trailer is here!
Lee and Low Books has created a fourteen-page Teacher’s Guide, which includes Before and After Reading recommendations, as well as Interdisciplinary Activities.
To discover more about nachos and Nacho’s Nachos, listen to Food Non-Fiction’s Podcast, Ignacio Nicknamed Nacho.
For an article highlighting some of 2020’s “must-add choices for your collections” take a look at Latinx Luminaries: Picture book biographies featuring Latinx superstars | Great Books by Shelley M. Diaz in School Library Journal (July 27, 2020).
Activity Sheets for Nacho’s Nachos
Looking for a way to inspire your youngest nachos fan? Below you’ll find activity sheets for coloring, imaginative drawing, making a nacho banner, and, of course, preparing Ignacio Anaya’s original Nacho’s Special! Simply click on the sheets below, print, and have fun!
Breaking Through the Clouds
The Sometimes Turbulent Life of Meteorologist Joanne Simpson
by Sandra Nickel & Helena Perez Garcia (Abrams Books for Young Readers, Fall 2021)
Resources for Breaking Through the Clouds will be coming.