Women in Science & Quarto Classroom

Written By: Maria Isabel S├ínchez Vegara Illustrated by: Marie Curie: Frau Isa Amelia Earhart: Mariadiamantes Ada Lovelace: Zafouko Yamamoto For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Science, Aviation, Historical Figures, Feminism, Chemistry, Computers. Summary: I think it goes without saying that we love trailblazing women, especially when they’re underrepresented in their chosen fields….

Baby Medical School: Vaccines

Written By: Cara Florance & Jon Florance Illustrated by: Cara Florance For Ages: Infants & Up (board book) Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Medicine, Vaccines, Science. Summary: In case it needs to be stated, I love vaccines. They have made our lives immeasurably better and help keep our communities safe. With flu season coming up…

Future Baby Series

Written By: Lori Alexander Illustrated by: Allison Black For Ages: Infant & Up (board book) Language: English Topics Covered: Careers, STEM, Imagination. Summary: This set of 4 adorable board books compares activities that babies do and different aspects of potential careers. I love how diverse the illustrations are, they show a wide variety of different…

Urban Forest School

Written, Illustrated, & Photographed By: Naomi Walmsley & Dan Westall For Ages: All ages Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, STEM, Outdoor Skills, Urban Nature, Education. Summary: This book is SO cool! I used to be a substitute teacher at a nature school outside of Boston, and this book would have been really helpful. All sorts…

Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists

Written By: Martha Freeman Illustrated by: Katy Wu For Ages: 8 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Women in Science, Trailblazers, Feminism. Summary: This book is a lovely middle grade book that features a slew of trailblazing scientists across many disciplines, and focused on the early to mid-twentieth century. While reading, I learned…

Smithsonian Kids: Prehistoric Deep Sea

Written By: Thea Feldman Illustrated by: Bonnie Pang For Ages: Infant & up (board book) Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Dinosaurs, Science. Summary: This board book is SO cool. This interactive and oversized board book has lots of flaps and other piece like tabs and wheels for the reader to explore. I really like that…

Grow: Secrets of Our DNA

Written By: Nicola Davies Illustrated by: Emily Sutton For Ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Science, DNA, Pint-Sized Professor, Nature, Animals. Summary: This book is a really cool story following a girl while she (and the reader) learn all about the unique genetic makeup of humans and animals. Grow breaks down lofty scientific…

Ghostology

For Ages: (MG) 10 & Up Language: English Topics Covered: History, Paranormal, Myths, Legends, Social-Emotional Learning. Summary: Happy Halloween! It’s easily the best season all year, and today is the culmination of all things spooky. Ghostology is a book that will engage even the most reluctant of readers, and is like a macabre historical treasure…

Bringing Back the Wolves: How a Predator Restored an Ecosystem

Written By: Jude Isabella Illustrated by: Kim Smith For Ages: 8-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: Yellowstone, Pint-Sized Professor, Life Cycles, Wolves, Nature. Summary: This is a really well-researched book about the delicate balance of natural ecosystems. Telling the true story of how humans destroyed the Yellowstone ecosystem by hunting wolves to extinction, it also…