In this charming STEAM book, children will see how the light of the full moon inspires Aliana to create a present for her brother Gustavo, which will surprise the whole family.Aliana loves observing everything in nature.When she notices how bright the light of the full moon shines into her room, she spends time learning about the moon and experimenting with light.As she prepares for her brother's birthday, she plans a wonderful surprise to be revealed with the next full moon.
Laura Roettiger's years as a reading specialist and elementary teacher in Chicago, IL inspired her to write for children and discover her superpower: encouraging curiosity and a love of learning. In 2016, she moved to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and worked in Environmental Education, mentored new teachers, and currently tutors both children and adults. She volunteers with Reach Out & Read - Colorado and as a judge for Rate Your Story. ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON honors children with the goal of encouraging creativity and curiosity while reminding parents that it's okay to be messy.