Science & Nature

Browse this selection of science and nature non-fiction books for readers of all ages below.

Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes Cover Image
By Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763689049
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Published: Candlewick - September 6th, 2016

“Sutton’s large-scale illustrations help children to visualize microorganisms and processes that are too small to see. . . . A handsome and rewarding picture book.” — Booklist (starred review)


Fabulous Frogs (Read and Wonder) Cover Image
By Martin Jenkins, Tim Hopgood (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763699703
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Published: Candlewick - March 20th, 2018

“Rich in greens and browns and full of splattery textures, especially the frogs. Most frog books focus on life cycle, this one nicely highlights diversity instead.” — Kirkus Reviews


The Moon Seems to Change (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062382061
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Published: HarperCollins - October 6th, 2015

Read and find out about the phases of the moon in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

This clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom, introduces basic information about the moon.


Sunshine Makes the Seasons (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062382092
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Published: HarperCollins - February 2nd, 2016

Read and find out about how sunshine makes the seasons in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.


National Geographic Readers: Llamas (L1) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426337253
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Published: National Geographic Kids - March 24th, 2020

Truth or Lie: Dinosaurs! (Step into Reading) Cover Image
By Erica S. Perl, Michael Slack (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780525578826
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019

Dinosaur fanatics will love hunting down the TRUTH about their favorite prehistoric reptiles in this innovative new Science Reader series.


National Geographic Readers: Animals That Change Color (L2) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426337093
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Published: National Geographic Kids - January 7th, 2020

National Geographic Readers: Roar! 100 Facts About African Animals (L3) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781426332418
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Published: National Geographic Kids - October 9th, 2018

Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch: What Will You Find? Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781635862515
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - May 12th, 2020

The third book in the Backpack Explorer series from the Editors of Storey Publishing invites budding naturalists to head outside for a walk — in the woods, a park, or right in their backyard — to spot feathered friends.


Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, and Gems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781682973103
Availability: Out of Print - Not Available
Published: QEB Publishing - July 18th, 2018

  • What are the three types of rock and how do they form?
  • Where was the oldest fossil found?
  • What are minerals used for?
  • Why are gems so rare and expensive?

Become a Rock Explorer and discover the answers to all those questions!


DKfindout! Volcanoes (DK findout!) Cover Image
By DK
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ISBN: 9781465454256
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Published: DK Children - September 6th, 2016

Supporting STEM-based learning, this fact-filled book for kids ages 6–9 is the ultimate guide to the potent power of volcanoes, from landslides to lava bombs.


Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures! Cover Image
By Mike Lowery, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338359732
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Published: Orchard Books - October 6th, 2020

Discover the ULTIMATE, 128-paged book about all things sharks and underwater creatures, from the creative brain of Mike Lowery! Featuring fun facts, jokes, comics, maps, and more.

Did you know that sharks can be as small as a banana, or bigger than a bus? Or that whale sharks have more than 3,000 teeth? Did you know that giant squids have eyes the size of dinner plates?


Sound: Shhh . . . Bang . . . POP . . . BOOM! Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781452179780
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 6th, 2020

An award-winning visual tour of the world of sound.

Intriguing, informative, and endlessly fascinating, a book that makes visible that which we otherwise only hear and feel as vibrations: SOUND.


Fetch! A How to Speak Dog Training Guide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426338489
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Published: National Geographic Kids - August 4th, 2020

From the experts who brought you How to Speak Dog, learn tips and tricks to help train your best friend.Whether teaching a puppy the basics--such as "sit," "stand," and "stay"-- correcting behavioral problems, or training your pooch to perform more advanced tricks, this comprehensive guide will take you through all the steps to have your canine answering your call in no time.


The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of North America (Peterson Field Guides) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780547440217
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Published: Mariner Books - April 24th, 2012

Covering 300 of the most common birds in all of the United States and Canada, The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America is loaded with color photographs, drawings showing typical behaviors, range maps, an easy-to-use checklist, fun facts, and authoritative information about each bird, its vocalizations, and its habitat.


Machines That Think!: Big Ideas That Changed the World #2 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419740985
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Published: Amulet Books - April 28th, 2020

Award-winning author Don Brown explores computers and technology in this installment of the Big Ideas That Changed the World series
 
Machines That Think! explores machines from ancient history to today that perform a multitude of tasks, from making mind-numbing calculations to working on assembly lines to guiding spaceships to the moon.


Science Comics: Rocks and Minerals: Geology from Caverns to the Cosmos Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250203960
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Published: First Second - October 20th, 2020

Leave no stone unturned with Andy Hirsch's Science Comics: Rocks and Minerals, the latest volume in First Seconds action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series for middle-grade readers!


Solve This!: Wild and Wacky Challenges for the Genius Engineer in You Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9781426327322
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Published: National Geographic Kids - March 13th, 2018

Science in a Jar: 35+ Experiments in Biology, Chemistry, Weather, the Environment, and More! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780760364789
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Published: Quarry Books - July 23rd, 2019

With Science in a Jar, kids and grown-ups need only gather a jar and a few other inexpensive and readily available household objects to begin investigating and confirming the science at work all around them. The 35+ experiments included cover various scientific disciplines: life science, earth science, physical science, weather, and more.


The Book of Ingeniously Daring Chemistry: 24 Experiments for Young Scientists (Irresponsible Science) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780761180104
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 30th, 2018

From Sean Connolly, the master of messy and dangerous (and therefore extra-fun) science, a collection of more than 20 hands-on experiments that are like an interactive journey through the periodic table of elements.

In this  introduction to chemistry for STEM-curious kids ages 9 and up, each chapter of The Book of Ingeniously Daring Chemistry focuses on a single elem


Rocks, Minerals & Gems Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780545947190
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - July 26th, 2016

Rocks - and the glittering minerals they're made of - are everywhere: the walls of your room, the cars you travel in, the mountains you climb, and the planet you live on are all rocks!

In Rocks, Minerals, and Gems, readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in prehistory.


Space A Visual Encyclopedia Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465494252
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Published: DK Children - August 18th, 2020

From the Moon, Sun, and planets of our Solar System to space exploration, black holes, and dark matter, this completely revised and updated children’s encyclopedia covers all you need to know about the cosmos. 


Mammoth Science: The Big Ideas That Explain Our World Cover Image
By David Macaulay (Illustrator), DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465491466
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Published: DK Children - August 4th, 2020

David Macaulay's troupe of curious mammoths lead you through the basics of physics, biology, and chemistry in this unconventional and highly original guide to science.