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These 16 Books Are Perfect for Science Lovers of All Ages

NOODLE 16Books for Science Lvers of All Ages Is your child enchanted with outer space? The workings of the human body? The environment? Then experiment with these wonderful books, which your budding scientist is sure to love. For Elementary Schoolers Bones: Skeletons and How They Work-by Steve Jenkins What science-loving kid isn't fascinated by skeletons? This book compares animal bones to human bones, names every bone in the human body, and offers an array of cool images of what's underneath our skin. Diary of a Worm-by Doreen Cronin In this hilarious story, the protagonist (like many main characters) talks about his family and everyday life – as a worm. He's a lot like human kids, except he has no arms, and his face looks like his rear end. This book is a perennial hit with younger elementary grades. Dinosaur!-from DK Publishing DK Publishing issues lots of fabulous elementary science books to read for fun – and this is no exception. Produced in collaboration with the Smithsonian, this beloved classic brings a prehistoric world back to life. Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11–by Brian Floca With pictures from an award-winning illustrator, this story presents an incredible history of the flight of Apollo 11. It's beautiful, accessible, and packed with facts. Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos -by Stephanie Roth Sisson What was Carl Sagan like as a kid, and why was he drawn to the stars? This wonderful picture book introduces kids to his life and work. Tornado! The Story Behind These Twisting, Turning, Spinning, and Spiraling Storms-by Judy and Dennis Fradin You cannot go wrong with a book from National Geographic Kids, and this one, about tornadoes, includes great photos and eyewitness stories about these fascinating and terrifying storms. For Middle Schoolers The Book of Blood: From Legends and Leeches to Vampires and Veins -by H.P. Newquist This book explores the gross and fascinating history of blood. It's an exciting intersection of science and sociology. Kids will be entranced by the book's stories of blood-drinking animals and bloodletting medical practices. The Griffin and the Dinosaur: How Adrienne Mayor Discovered a Fascinating Link Between Myth and Science-by Marc Aronson with Adrienne Mayor Where did the stories of mythical animals come from? Could there be a connection between ancient beliefs and real animals? This is what Adrienne Mayor, Stanford research scholar and co-author of this book, set out to investigate – and the findings make for a gripping tale. The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity -by Elizabeth Rusch Amazing photography depicts the adventures of the two famous Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. In this book, Dr. Steven Squyres shares eye-opening information about his role as lead scientist for the mission. Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World–by Sy Montgomery This incredible book presents the biography of Dr. Temple Grandin, a professor, author, animal lover, and autism advocate. She overcame misconceptions about her autism and went on to have a brilliant science career. Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert-by MarC Aronson Middle schoolers may remember when this event played out in the news, and here they can read the exciting story of how engineers and scientists orchestrated that dramatic rescue. For High Schoolers Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation-by Michael Keller The theory of evolution is presented here in a variety of forms – excerpts from Darwin's original work, graphicC novel strips about Darwin, letters from Darwin, and synopses of current work on evolution. The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus-by Richard Preston Preston provides a gripping, disturbing history of how this killer virus spreads. This page-turner is sure to pique the curiosity of any reader. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks-by Rebecca Skloot This book is about Henrietta Lacks, whose cancerous cells were taken without her knowledge. Their prodigious growth allowed them to be sold for use in scientific research that has led to numerous medical advances. Despite the profits the advances generated, her family lives in poverty. This history will spark thought-provoking debates about science and ethics. An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming -by Al Gore This book set the standard for learning about climate change. It includes striking pictures and graphs that help illustrate the importance of taking action – especially for young adults. A Short History of Nearly Everything-by Bill Bryson The celebrated author explores the Big Bang, the rise of mankind, archaeology, history, and math. Basically, he captivatingly unpacks everything in the universe and beyond. NOODLE

These 16 Books Are Perfect for Science Lovers of All Ages

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There are plenty of science books out there. In fact, so many it can be overwhelming to choose just one. So, the team at Noodle put together sixteen books for science lovers. From heroic adventures of...






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