If you are familiar with and love the movie, Hidden Figures, then you are familiar with Katherine Johnson. Katherine Johnson is a famous mathematician who made huge contributions to NASA's space program. Check out this children's book review on "A Computer Named Katherine".
DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases made using the links in this post at no additional cost to you. I am so excited to share with you my list of suggested STEM buys for the 2020 Holiday Season! Osmo - Recommended ages 3-10: It should… Continue reading My Complete List of 2020 STEM Buys!
I stumbled upon the book series "Ordinary People Change the World" earlier this year. This series of books is inspiring for children and adults of all ages! They are educational, informative, and fun for children! Read more!
The Science of Defying Gravity by LG Reed is a fun, educational, and entertaining STEM chapter book about an 11 year old named Cassie who wants to be a director in space!
For this Reading STEMs Learning Series, I’m so pleased to introduce my first guest blogger, Claire Dorsett, Associate Director of Exhibits from the Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC). Claire is a STEM professional that I recently interviewed in my STEM Career Interview Series on my blog! She has a unique background in English and has worked in New York City as an editor for a large publishing company. Check out her picks!
If you have a future marine biologist or zoologist in your family, definitely check out "Smart about sharks" by illustrator Owen Davey. This is one book in his series of Flying Eye Books and I can't wait to check out the others!
DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases made using the links in this post at no additional cost to you. "The Day the Crayons Quit" is a story about a boy named Duncan who just wants to color with his box of crayons but what he… Continue reading Reading STEM’s Learning: The Day the Crayons Quit
"The Crayon Man" is a true story about Edwin Binney's invention of Crayola Crayons. This book is educational and truly inspiring as it proves that perseverance can create something beautiful!
Grant the Jigsaw Giraffe was written by Julie Coy Manier and illustrated by Grant Manier. The book is about a baby giraffe named, Grant, who was born with puzzle shaped spots instead of regular giraffe spots. The other animals at the zoo realize how different he looks from the other giraffes and over time, they realize that he is different in many ways. As Grant grows, he and the other animals realize just how special and talented he is! He makes incredible art pieces for the zoo with recycled materials.
After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpy Got Back Up Again written and illustrated by Dan Santat is an exquisite telling of the classic tale about Humpty Dumpty. Humpty Dumpty is an avid bird watcher and loves to watch them from above high walls until one day he falls and becomes TERRIFIED of heights. Eventually he finds the courage and bravery to face his fears and climb back up the wall where he learns to FLY.