Browse this selection of science and nature non-fiction books for readers of all ages below.
“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)
“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
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.
Read and find out about how sunshine makes the seasons in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
Dinosaur fanatics will love hunting down the TRUTH about their favorite prehistoric reptiles in this innovative new Science Reader series.
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.
- 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!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 - 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.
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.
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.