Category Archives: Awesome Finds

Stories for Younger Readers

The second Tuesday in November is Young Reader’s Day, and while we often publish stories that are not for all ages, we have some recommendations that are for younger readers! Our Battling in All Her Finery anthology from last year was … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Community of Magic Pens

Our friends at Atthis Arts (which includes MSJ alum E.D.E. Bell) have another Kickstarter running, for an anthology of stories about magic pens! They’re looking for funding for the anthology now, with plans to open for submissions in December if … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Power & Magic

Last year, we found Heartwood on Kickstarter and loved it. This year, the same creators are back with Power & Magic volume 2, a comics anthology of young adult queer witches of color! The Kickstarter creator and the artists and authors involved … Continue reading

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Mad Science Experiments for Halloween!

If you’ve got some burgeoning mad scientists in your life, and you’re looking for something to do with them as Halloween approaches, we’ve tracked down a bunch of fun science experiments you can do! This page lists 22 experiments, but … Continue reading

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Cool Science Projects for Kids: Dragon Lights

If you’re looking for a fun crafty science project to do with young kids, the National Science Teaching Association has tons! Whether you want lights for Halloween or for the winter holidays, making “dragon lights” with kids as young as … Continue reading

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Help Name the New Mars Rover!

While the current Mars rover, Opportunity, has wound down, NASA plans to dispatch another rover to Mars, and they’re looking for help with a name for this rover! Kids from K-12 can submit an essay with their suggestion for what the … Continue reading

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Talking About Science in British Sign Language

While sign language is a huge boon to those people with hearing loss or deafness, the various forms of sign language can make it difficult to communicate about certain topics, like science. Science is filled with lengthy words that don’t … Continue reading

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NASA Kids’ Club

If you’ve got younger kids who are interested in space, check out the NASA Kids’ Club! It’s full of games and information about space and NASA, geared towards kids in the primary grades (up to American 4th grade). The activities … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Stormhaven Techs

We love graphics novels, so we were excited to find Stormhaven Techs, which is currently funding for a print graphic novel on Kickstarter! Stormhaven Techs is about two technicians who work in the magic department at a high school for mages … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Weaponized Cats

Our feline interns (a.k.a. feline overlords) would like for us to tell you about this awesome find of a Kickstarter for the Weaponized Cats comic book. While our feline interns find themselves well-equipped with built-in weapons, they know that not … Continue reading

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