Great Science Books for Children of all Ages

Many accomplished authors bring science to you today.  I will concentrate mainly on biological topics, but will add astronomy or physics that appeal to me. This page will be constantly updated.

A Black Hole is Not a Hole by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano

A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Ashton

A Butterfly is Patient by Dianna Hutts Aston

A Rock is Lively by Dianna Hutts Aston

Mars and the Search for Life by Elaine Scott  and many more, especially

Space, Stars, and the Beginning of Time by Elaine Scott

Down Down Down by Steve Jenkins  All of his are excellent

Space Station Science by Marianne J. Dyson  SCBWI Golden Kite Winner 1999

Home on the Moon by Marianne J. Dyson

Redwoods by Jason Chin

The Galapagos by Jason Chin

The Day-Glo Brothers by Chris Barton

Under The Snow by Melissa Stewart     While my favorite, all are excellent

Feathers by Melissa Stewart

No Monkeys, no Chocolate by Melissa Stewart

Cars on Mars by Alexandra Siy     again all of hers are excellent

Plants Grow and many others by Mary D Wade

Fiery Volcano: the eruption of Mount St. Helens  by Carmen Bredeson

Baby Animals of the Ocean and many others by Carmen Bredeson

Amazing Animals and others by Margriet Ruurs

Ocean Sunlight : How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas, by Molly Bang & Penny Chisholm.  They have several AAAS honor books and frequently address the environment.

Sea Turtle Scientist by Steve Swinburne.  His enthusiasm, songs and rhymes draw in his readers of any age.