Tag Archives: Nancy Castaldo

March 20

Ten Years of Authors for Earth Day! by Nancy Castaldo

Since 2010 Authors for Earth Day has been “supporting literacy through conservation” in schools throughout the United States, and Canada, Australia, and Israel. It was founded by Brooke Bessesen with the mission to “inspire young readers to use their power of VOICE, both as voters and as writers, and to help them shape their future […]

July 26

Cover Reveal for BACK FROM THE BRINK: Saving Animals from Extinction by Nancy Castaldo

I am so excited to reveal the cover of my next Houghton Mifflin Harcourt title – BACK FROM THE BRINK: Saving Animals from Extinction.   This important book brings stories of hope to an issue that is often seen as helpless. So many species have already been lost in the history of our planet, and […]

January 28

​Ten Books About Climate Change by Nancy Castaldo 

One of the most important issues our world faces today is climate change. Scientists across the globe agree that our planet is in the throes of a dramatic change. As our Earth warms, every organism on the planet from insects to plants, from polar bears to humans are impacted. Here is a list of books […]

July 23

STEM Girls – Ten Books Featuring Girls Rocking Science by Nancy Castaldo

Yes, I was a science geek.  I was a girl who looked under rocks, couldn’t wait for dissections in biology class, and was the president of my college science club. That didn’t mean I didn’t love to read, like most girls. I did. In fact, I entered college as a duel Bio/English major. It wasn’t […]

April 04


Book pairing is not just a Common Core tool for teachers; it’s a way to stimulate reading in all readers.  There are many types of pairings – fiction and nonfiction, historical fiction and nonfiction, YA lit and classics, and even YA titles with TV shows. As a writer and an environmental educator, I’m pairing nonfiction […]