Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
age 9+
 
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
age 8+
 
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
age 8+
 
Scientific smarts and goofy humor are a winning experiment.
By Jon Scieszka
(2014)
age 9+
 
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
age 7+
 
Smart science-based series mixes facts and fun.
By Joanna Cole
(1986)
age 6+
 
Fancy photography, but made for big science fans.
By Seymour Simon
(2007)
age 8+
 
A hefty science lesson mixed with tips on taking action.
By Joanna Cole
(2010)
age 9+
 
Captivating look at a scientist and his work.
By Pamela S. Turner
(2009)
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age 7+
 
Encyclopedic view of colorful, intriguing animals.
By Steve Jenkins
(2007)
age 13+
 
Green teens may want fewer facts, more activism ideas.
By Al Gore
(2007)
age 9+
 
Dreary planet outlook challenges tweens to act.
By Anne Rockwell
(2006)
age 7+
 
Dinosaur pop-up essential for young dino lovers.
By Matthew Reinhart
(2006)
age 4+
 
Bright artwork captures many dinosaur particulars.
By Carol Diggory Shields
(2000)
age 11+
 
Sometimes intriguing, sometimes unhelpful.
By Kathy Wollard
(1999)
age 4+
 
Curious kids find answers in fun science book.
By Janice Lobb
(2000)
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age 4+
 
Caves, volcanoes, and other Earth delights.
By Anne Rockwell
(1998)
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age 6+
 
A visually stunning introduction to the sun.
By Seymour Simon
(1986)
age 9+
 
Makes biology and science fun and exciting.
By Kingfisher Staff
(2000)
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age 6+
 
Photos capture water's beauty and complexity.
By Walter Wick
(1996)