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Congratulations to Dave McGillivray on his book launch for Dream Big!

Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray is a busy guy, what with directing the Boston Marathon, running marathons (including the World Marathon Challenge of seven marathons on seven continents in seven days), and combining sports and philanthropy through his business, DMSE Sports, to raise millions of dollars for charity.

Step Up for Diversity in Children's Literature

How many kids do you know who wish they were Harry Potter? Or Katniss from The Hunger Games? Or Harold from Harold and the Purple Crayon? Now try to think of an African American protagonist with the same level of popularity. Or an Asian American. Latinx. Until recently, it wasn't so easy.


Check Out April's STEM Festivals for Families

April is a great month to get your kids out of the house and actively engaged in STEM/STEAM education. Did you know that National Robot Week and National Environmental week both fall in April? Or that North Carolina hosts a state-wide STEM festival for the whole month? These are just a few of the cool events happening around the country that the whole family is sure to enjoy.

Read a Book to a Child on International Women's Day

For anyone paying attention to the news coming out of the world of children’s publishing these days, International Women’s Day might take on a new sheen of relevance.

Ready to Read Across America?

Friday, March 2, marks 20 years of Read Across America celebrations, held on Dr. Suess's birthday. This is a fun day of activities, programs, live events, and a general outpouring of recognition for the role reading plays in our lives, from babies all the way up to grownups! 

Learn About the Spanish Influenza of 1918

 *cough* *sniff* *cough* *moan* Have you been hit with the flu this season? Has anyone you know had to stay home for a week with a fever, chills, and aching body?

4 FANTASTIC Reaction Experiments You Can Do at Home

We all remember making baking soda and vinegar volcanos when we were younger, and unless you grew up to be a science teacher, that is probably the first thing your mind turns to when you think of home science experiments.

 

 

Meet the Author: Laura Perdew

Have you ever wondered who writes our books? Find out in our Meet the Author blog series!

Going to ALA Midwinter? See You There!

Nomad Press is very excited to be attending ALA Midwinter in Denver this year! Stop by Booth 1825B to check out our new titles and get some great deals, including FREE books!

Why Is Cape Town Running Out of Water?

Cape Town, South Africa, is a busy city with a population of 433,700 people. It's also a popular tourist destination. And—it's about to run out of water. Day Zero, the day when the wells are expected to completely dry up, is predicted to arrive sometime in July 2018.

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