Category Archives: STEM Friday

A Rainbow of Birds

Have you ever looked up into the sky and marveled at a rainbow? (Public domain photograph by Petr Kratochvil at publicdomainpictures.net) In Janet Halfmann’s creative new book  A Rainbow of Birds (illustrated by Jack Foster), birds capture that sense of … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfiction, STEM Friday | Tagged | 2 Comments

Girls Research: Amazing Tales of Female Scientists

It’s Women’s History Month, and what better way to celebrate than learning about groundbreaking women with Girls Research!: Amazing Tales of Female Scientists (Girls Rock!) (Girls Rock!) by Jennifer Phillips? Sometimes it may seem like there were only a few … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfiction, Science, STEM Friday | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Water Can Be… a STEM Book

For STEM Friday we are introducing a new picture book Water Can Be . . . (Millbrook Picture Books) by Laura Purdie Salas and illustrated by Violeta Dabija, the same ultra-talented pair who brought us the wonderful A Leaf Can … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfiction, STEM Friday | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

3 Books for Science in the Garden

It’s been Children’s Garden Week over at Growing with Science, so I thought I’d round up some nonfiction STEM books that could be used in the garden. Flowers (Plant Parts) by Melanie Waldron is the perfect introduction to flowers in … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfiction, Science, STEM Friday | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Brilliant Birds

Brilliant Birds (Read Me!: Extreme Animals) by Isabel Thomas is a beginning reader with a bright pink cover that is sure to catch a child’s eye. It also cries out to be picked up with the flamboyant “Read Me!” in … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Nonfiction, Science, STEM Friday | Tagged , , | Leave a comment