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Time and Again
Jack Finney
This is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death
Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki, Nathan Burgoine, Toby W. Rush, Rhiannon Kelly, Ryan Estrada, George Page III, Chandler Kaiden, Tom Francis, Grace Seybold, D.L.E. Roger, Daliso Chaponda, John Takis, Ada Hoffmann, Rebecca Black, Karen Stay Ahlstrom, Gord Sellar, M
Science Fair Season: Twelve Kids, a Robot Named Scorch . . . and What It Takes to Win - Judy Dutton I don't remember science fairs at all as a kid. Either they were nonexistent in the schools I attended, or it was optional and my teachers weren't very enthusiastic about it. So my concept of science fairs was pretty much stereotypical - baking soda volcanos and trifold displays full of clip art.

To say I was amazed by the accomplishments of the kids in this book is an understatement. These kids are doing some incredible stuff. This book does a great job of showing how incredible science can be and how basically anyone can still make discoveries and advancements. I especially enjoyed the stories about kids who had to really reach for their projects - creating laboratories out of a mobile home on their property or inventing a home heating system from discarded trash.

It was pretty awesome.