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2020 STEM Book Roundup

Written & Illustrated by:  See Individual Reviews Below For ages: Elementary & MG Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures Women in STEM Activism Environmental Activism Trailblazers Since the end of this…eventful…year is upon us, I decided to make a roundup of some of my favorite… Continue Reading “2020 STEM Book Roundup”

Gross Science Experiments: 60 Smelly, Scary, Silly Tests to Disgust Your Friends and Family

Climate Change for Babies

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

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… Continue Reading “The Girl Who Named Pluto: The Story of Venetia Burney”

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”

Celestina the Astronaut Ballerina

Written by: Donald Jacobson Illustrated by: Graham Evans For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Bullying, POC-Centric Narratives, Space, Growing Up, Independent Thought, Self-Esteem, Social-Emotional Learning.  Summary: This rhyming story follows a young girl named Celestina, who dreams of being an astronaut despite everyone telling her to… Continue Reading “Celestina the Astronaut Ballerina”

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Written by: Andrea Beaty  Illustrated by: David Roberts For ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, Feminism, Family, Imagination, Creativity, Self-Esteem.  Summary: Rosie is a shy child, but she loves to build things at night when she’s alone in her room.  She wasn’t so shy until she… Continue Reading “Rosie Revere, Engineer”

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… Continue Reading “Professor Astro Cat’s Space Rockets”

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”

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