Emma Huddleston, Focus Readers Author
Summers out, and greenery is all around! Young people-and their guardians-may be looking for a new kind of entertainment. Look no further than the Fairy Tale Science series. These six books, including the 2020 Junior Library Guild selection Growing a Beanstalk for Jack, will capture kids’ imagination while teaching them about important science and engineering concepts.
Focus Readers offers free lesson plans to go along with each book. All the lesson plans address state and national standards, ranging from language arts to creative writing to science. And many are perfect for distance learning. For example, the activity for Growing a Beanstalk for Jack has students research plant life cycles and practice gathering information from various sources. Students learn details about plant life cycles that they can observe when playing outside. By offering a new take on favorite fairy tales, this series is a must-have for stimulating creative growth and learning this summer and beyond!