Illumisaurus

Written By: Lucy Brownridge Illustrated by: Carnovsky For Ages: 4 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Science, STEM, Dinosaurs, Botany, Ocean Creatures. Summary: This book is RAD. Illumisaurus is an oversized book that takes the reader on a global tour of when dinosaurs roamed the earth. The illustrations are overlaid with each other, and each…

Rosa’s Big Bridge Experiment

Written & Illustrated by: Jessica Spanyol For Ages: 3-6 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Pint-Sized Professor, Beach, Friendship, Persistence, Experiments, BIPOC Protagonists. Summary: This simple book tells a story of Rosa and her friends trying to build a bridge at the beach. It’s positive, humorous, and shows persistence and failure with an optimistic lens…

Never Too Young! 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference

Written By: Aileen Weintraub Illustrated by: Laura Horton For Ages: 8-12 years Language: English Topics Covered: Activism, Environmental Conservation, STEM, Philanthropy, Global Community, Historical Figures. Summary: This week for #sweetsandsocialjustice I’m so excited to share this book, and these baked cinnamon sugar donuts! Never Too Young gives an upbeat and global look at young people…

Gut Garden

Written &¬†Illustrated by:¬†Katie Brosnan For ages:¬†6 years and up Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†STEM, Microbiology, Human Body, Pint-Sized Professor.¬† Summary:¬† This is a really cool book that discusses all aspects of the human microbiome. ¬†By going through all of the different types of microbes (like fungi, protists, bacteria, and so much more!) in the human body, the…

I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast [released May 2020]

Written by:¬†Michael Holland & Philip Giordano Illustrated by:¬†Philip Giordano For ages:¬†8 years and up Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†STEM, Nature, Natural World, DIY Projects, Biology, Botany, Science, Pine-Sized Professor.¬† Summary:¬† This book is amazing! ¬†It covers in-depth all sorts of plants and how we are surrounded by the things they make (edible and non-edible) all the time!…

My Green Day

Written &¬†Illustrated by:¬†Melanie Walsh For ages:¬†2-6 years Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Environmentalism, Activism, Social Change, Sustainability, Green Living, Pint-Sized Professor,¬†Environment, Science, Nature.¬† Summary:¬† Happy Friday! Today we are joining in on #thefictionfeast today with a really adorable book called My Green Day. We decided to make a tasty treat using some of the tips from the book…

The Vast Wonder of the World (Biologist Ernest Everett Just)

Written by: M√©lina Mangal Illustrated by: Luisa Uribe For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Black Culture & Identity, Scientists, Historical Figure, Outdoors, Natural World, Trailblazers, Curiosity, Education, Racism.  Summary:  In 1911, Ernest was a scientist in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.  Woods Hole is on Cape Cod, and still a massive town for oceanic research today!  Ernest was…

Atlas of Ocean Adventures

Written by:¬†Emily Hawkins Illustrated by:¬†Lucy Letherland For ages:¬†7 years and up Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†STEM, Nature, Natural World, Scientific Thinking, Discovery.¬† Summary:¬†This book is part of a larger set of atlas’ by Quarto as part of their Wide Eyed Editions books, focusing on curiosity and learning. ¬†This is the only book in the series that we’ve…

Happy in our Skin

Written by: Fran Manushkin Illustrated by: Lauren Tobia For ages: 2-5 years Language: English Topics Covered: Global Community, Skin Tones, Science, Independent Thought, Identities, Friendship, Kindness. Summary: This is a really cute, short rhyming book that celebrates not only different skin colors but different families as well!  Throughout the book the reader learns all about the wonderful things that skin does…

Professor Astro Cat’s Space Rockets

Written by:¬†Dr. Dominic Walliman Illustrated by:¬†Ben Newman For ages:¬†4 years and up Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†STEM, Space, Solar System. Summary:¬†Another stunning installment of the Professor Astro Cat series, this time focusing on rockets and space travel! ¬†These books pair high-quality comic illustration with difficult concepts made easy for young science-lovers. ¬†The book describes several methods of…