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The Girl Who Named Pluto: The Story of Venetia Burney

Written by: Alice B. McGinty Illustrated by: Elizabeth Haidle For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Space, Women in Science, Family, Historic Events, Historical Figures, Astronomy.  Summary:  Venetia is a young girl who lives in Britain with her mother and grandfather….

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Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician

Written by: Lesa Cline-Ransome Illustrated by: Raúl Colón For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Women in Science, Historical Figure, Space, Segregation, Racism, POC-Centric Narratives, Black Culture & Identity, Historic Events.  Summary: Katherine was an incredibly intellectually gifted child, starting 2nd grade at age…

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Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM Summary: This book is along the same lines as the other books in the series, scientific information given to us by our favorite feline scientist-Professor Astro…

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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…

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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…

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Astro Kittens: Into the Unknown

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: Infants & Toddlers (Board Book) Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Space.  Summary: This board book is an edited version of the Professor Astro Cat series, developed for infants and toddlers!  We were sent this book…

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Astro Kittens: Cosmic Machines

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: Infant & Toddlers (Board Book) Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Space.  Summary: This is another book sent to us by the publisher, Flying Eye Books, Nobrow in the UK, but all opinions are our own!…

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Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Space, Solar System. Summary: This is a great book that introduces STEM topics in an age-appropriate way for young children!  Broken down by planets, the sun,…

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