Book Reviews

Splish! Splosh! Why Do We Wash?: Experiments in the Bathroom Book Poster Image
age 4+
Curious kids find answers in fun science book.
By Janice Lobb
(2000)
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Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp Book Poster Image
age 4+
Bright artwork captures many dinosaur particulars.
By Carol Diggory Shields
(2000)
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Our Earth Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Caves, volcanoes, and other Earth delights.
By Anne Rockwell
(1998)
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The Sun Book Poster Image
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age 6+
A visually stunning introduction to the sun.
By Seymour Simon
(1986)
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A Drop of Water Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Photos capture water's beauty and complexity.
By Walter Wick
(1996)
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Seymour Simon Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Fancy photography, but made for big science fans.
By Seymour Simon
(2007)
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Goldie Blox Rules the School!: GoldieBlox, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Cheery, messy fun in freewheeling female engineer series.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
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Ada Lace Series Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Third-grader uses science to solve problems and mysteries.
By Emily Calandrelli
(2017)
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Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Girl invents a painting machine in fun story of engineering.
By Andrea Beaty
(2018)
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Living Color Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Encyclopedic view of colorful, intriguing animals.
By Steve Jenkins
(2007)
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Encyclopedia Prehistorica : Dinosaurs Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dinosaur pop-up essential for young dino lovers.
By Matthew Reinhart
(2006)
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The Magic School Bus Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Smart science-based series mixes facts and fun.
By Joanna Cole
(1986)
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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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The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge Book Poster Image
age 8+
A hefty science lesson mixed with tips on taking action.
By Joanna Cole
(2010)
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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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