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Great STEM Picture Books -- Terrific tales about science, technology, engineering and math.
Chomp: a Shark Romp by Michael Michael Paul
Publication Date: 2019-04-16
"Dive in to the depths of the ocean to discover different species of sharks in this nonfiction picture book with simple text and illustrations"
Grow by Nicola Davies; Emily Sutton (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2020-09-01
Publisher Annotation: Earth is full of life! All living things grow—plants, animals, and human beings. The way they grow, whether it be fast or slow, enormous or not so big, helps them survive. But growing is also about change: when people grow, they become more complicated and able to do more things. And they don’t have to think about it, because bodies come with instructions, or DNA. With simple, engaging language and expressive, child-friendly illustrations, Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton provide an introduction to genetic code and how it relates to families to make us all both wonderfully unique and wholly connected to every living thing on earth.
Jabari Tries by Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2020-09-08
Jabari is making a flying machine in his backyard! “It’ll be easy. I don’t need any help,” he declares. But it doesn’t work! Jabari is frustrated. Good thing Dad is there for a pep talk and his little sister, Nika, is there to assist, fairy wings and all. With the endearing father-child dynamic of Jabari Jumps and engaging mixed-media illustrations, Gaia Cornwall’s tale shows that through perseverance and flexibility, an inventive thought can become a brilliant reality.
You Poop Here by Paul Meisel
Publication Date: 2020-11-10
In this introduction to potty training, animals demonstrate where they poop. Includes facts about animal feces.
The Great Bear Rescue by Sandra Markle
Publication Date: 2020-09-01
"This fascinating look at Gobi bears-the rarest bears on the planet-includes the story of why so few of these bears remain and what scientists are doing to help this critically endangered species"-- Provided by publisher.
Keep It Simple, Rapunzel! by Thomas Kingsley Troupe; Jomike Tejido (Illustrator)
Call Number: Juvenile 621.8 Tro
Publication Date: 2018-08-01
"Escaping from a tall tower using one's hair is so fairy-tale old school. This STEM-smart Rapunzel uses the brain beneath her hair to educate her prince (and readers) on the ways the science of simple machines can save the day. A glossary and critical thinking questions reinforce the story's key physics concept"
Water Is Water by Miranda Paul; Jason Chin (Illustrator)
Call Number: Juvenile Picture Book Miranda
Publication Date: 2015-05-26
This spare, poetic picture book follows a group of kids as they move through all the different phases of the water cycle. From rain to fog to snow to mist, talented author Miranda Paul and the always remarkable Jason Chin (Redwoods, Coral Reefs, Island, Gravity) combine to create a beautiful and informative journey in this innovative nonfiction picture book that will leave you thirsty for more.
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