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Nick and Tesla's Special Effects Spectacular: A Mystery with Animatronics, Alien Makeup, Camera Gear, and Other Movie Magic You Can Make Yourself!: Nick and Tesla, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
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Astrotwins -- Project Rescue: Astrotwins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Real science, wild plot likely to thrill avid space buffs.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2016)
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Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor: Frank Einstein, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Scientific smarts and goofy humor are a winning experiment.
By Jon Scieszka
(2014)
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Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger: Frank Einstein, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of solid science in fun, goofy sequel about energy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
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Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo: Frank Einstein, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun sequel serves up science with a splash of philosophy.
By Jon Scieszka
(2015)
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At the Bottom of the World: Jack and the Geniuses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bill Nye's passion, humor shine in science-rich mystery.
By Bill Nye, Gregory Mone
(2017)
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EngiNerds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rogue robots, realistic friendships in smart series launch.
By Jarrett Lerner
(2017)
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Ellie, Engineer: The Next Level Book Poster Image
age 8+
STEM-loving kids break down stereotypes in fun, funny book.
By Jackson Pearce
(2018)
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My Weird School Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Playful books have jokes, lessons, some stereotypes.
By Dan Gutman
(2004)
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Ruby Lu Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Spirited Ruby faces changing family, friends in fun series.
By Lenore Look
(2004)
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The Zack Files Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Silly stories of 10-year-old Zack's improbable adventures.
By Dan Greenburg
(2016)
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Geronimo Stilton Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun adventures of a nervous mouse and his wacky family.
By Elisabetta Dami
(2004)
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Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle Book Poster Image
age 7+
Amazing bird rescue tale shows teamwork, high-tech science.
By Deborah Lee Rose
(2017)
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Russell Sprouts Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
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Nate the Great Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Nate solves neighborhood mysteries in fun new-reader series.
By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
(2016)
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Shelter Pet Squad Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Upbeat, fun adventures spotlight kind, animal-loving kids.
By Cynthia Lord
(2014)
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Masterpiece Adventures: The Marvin & James Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
A beetle and a boy share a friendship in sweet stories.
By Elise Broach
(2015)
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The Adventures of Sophie Mouse Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Cheerful stories about animal friends' kindness and honesty.
By Poppy Green
(2015)
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The Life of Ty Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind boy faces change in family, friends in relatable tales.
By Lauren Myracle
(2014)
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I Spy Fly Guy!: Fly Guy, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 5+
Fun, fast tale great for early and reluctant readers.
By Tedd Arnold
(2009)
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