Tag: scientific discoveries

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

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,… Continue Reading “Gut Garden”

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

Written by: Mélina 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,… Continue Reading “The Vast Wonder of the World (Biologist Ernest Everett Just)”

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… Continue Reading “Atlas of Ocean Adventures”

Space Kids: An Introduction for Young Explorers

Written by: Steve Parker Illustrated by: Andrea De Santis For ages: 4 and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Space, The Universe.  Summary: This book is really cool!  It’s difficult to find books about space for children this young that actually teach them something.  In the Junior Kindergarten classroom Corrie… Continue Reading “Space Kids: An Introduction for Young Explorers”

Mad About Monkeys

Written & Illustrated by: Owen Davey For ages: 5 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Conservation, Monkeys, Global Community, STEM, Science. Summary: We are so excited the next installment, Fanatical About Frogs, is coming out soon!  But we will focus on the present and just talk monkeys right now.  Davey goes… Continue Reading “Mad About Monkeys”

Professor Astro Cat’s Atomic Adventure

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: Elementary and above Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Physics, Professor Astro Cat, Science.  Summary: This book opens with an apartment complex of animals asking the science questions every kid wonders.  How does a car move?  Why is the sky… Continue Reading “Professor Astro Cat’s Atomic Adventure”

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Written and Illustrated by: Rachel Ignotofsky For Ages: 4 and up Language: English Topics Covered: Science, Scientific discoveries, Unsung heroes Summary: This book highlights little-known women in science throughout history. Each page features one of Ignotofsky’s fun illustrations with a single page summary of… Continue Reading “Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World”

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