Tuesday, May 03, 2005

Great Science Books for Kids

In no particular order yet...

The Mystery of the Periodic Table by Benjamin Wiker
DK Handbooks: Birds of the World
DK Space Encyclopedia by Nigel Henbest
Fabre's Book of Insects by Jean Henri Fabre
Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick
Galen and the Gateway to Medicine by Jeanne Bendick
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky
Rocket Boys: A Memoir by Homer Hickham (audio book more suitable for children than unabridged)
Great Lives: Invention and Technology by Milton Lomask
Find the Constellations by H.A. Rey
The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H.A. Rey
My First Body Book by Christopher Rice
Incredible Comparisons by Russell Ash
How We Learned the Earth is Round by Patricia Lauber
Why Do Leaves Change Color? by Betsy Maestro
Switch on, Switch off by Melvin Berger
How do Birds Find Their Way? by Roma Gans
Animals in Winter by Henrietta Bancroft
How do Apples Grow? by Betsy Maestro
The Moon Seems to Change by Franklyn Branley
What Makes Day and Night? by Franklyn Branley
How the Weather Works by Michael Allaby
Stories in Stone: The World of Animal Fossils by Jo S. Kittinger
Leonardo da Vinci for Kids: His Life and Ideas by Janis Herbert
The Art of Construction: Projects and Principles for Beginning Engineers and Architects by Mario Salvadori
Our Solar System by Seymour Simon
Exploring the Sky: Projects for Beginning Astronomer by Richard Moeschl (this needs some editing - good resource for parents, though)

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