Grade-school geography teaches that Earth has seven continents, but that's not the case in The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon, a new book for middle-graders by Vermont author S.S. Taylor. New land is constantly being discovered in this dystopian novel, which chronicles the adventures of the West children: tomboy M.K., dauntless Zander and bookish Kit. After the mysterious death of their father, a master explorer, the orphaned trio follows his clues to half of a secret map that raises more questions than it answers. Simultaneously foreign and jarringly familiar, this steampunk world of gadgets and gold treasure is imaginatively captured by illustrator Katherine Roy, a graduate of White River Junction's Center for Cartoon Studies.
Evolution Kids Yoga Camps combine active yoga time with games, crafts, mindfulness and FUN. Our summer camps take place along the Burlington waterfront, so we'll have plenty of outside time for discovery and play in our Nature Yogis Camps for ages 5-8, Yoga and Community Activism Camps for ages 8-10,…(more)