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.  She is fascinated by space and the planets, memorizing facts about them and asking all…

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

Written by: Lesa Cline-Ransome Illustrated by: Ra√ļl Col√≥n 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 6, and 5th grade the year after.  Her parents strongly valued education and moved the…

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 Cat! ¬†This time he’s back to share knowledge about gravity, the potential of aliens, and…

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…

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 taught in, there was a Space Unit that we struggled to…

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 from the publisher, Flying Eye Books, Nobrow in the UK, but all opinions are our…

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! As you may have gathered already, we’re a teeny bit obsessed with all things Professor…

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, and asteroids/comets it doesn’t overwhelm readers. ¬†Simple information that reads more like an oversized comic…