Science Books for Curious Kids!

Edible Science: Experiments You Can Eat (National Geographic Kids). Cook ice cream (and keep it from melting), make color-changing cookies, and discover the science behind the food you eat! Watch for this book to hit the shelves in September, 2015.

Science Experiments that Explode and Implode/ Science Experiments that Fizz and Bubble. Explode a bar of soap! Create your own soft drinks! Whip up some science in your kitchen! These books are full of fun activities that teach science. A Junior Library Guild Selection.

chemistryforgirlsCool Chemistry Activities for Girls. Make your own lip balm, shampoo, bubble bath, and more. Amaze your friends with your ability to put chemistry to work for you.



Gross Science Projects. Learn how to mummify a fish. Grow a fungus garden on fresh animal poop. Start digesting a cracker in a cup. Everybody knows someone who would love to do these things. Is it you?


Human Muscles. Dive beneath your skin to get an in-depth look at your amazing muscles! Find out more about muscles, from your biceps to your stomach to the tiny stapedius in your inner ear.

Ghosts and Atoms. In this graphic novel-style book you can take a look at the smallest parts of matter and review the basics of atomic structure, with a little help from some spooky friends. See atoms as you’ve never seen them before!


Orchid Mantises and Other Extreme Insect AdaptationsOrchid Mantises and Other Extreme Insect Adaptations (Extreme Adaptations). Insects have found amazing ways to live just about everywhere. Find out about a host of unusual insects and the adaptations they use to fit in to extreme environments all over the world.

The ASK Big Book of Mad Scientists and Alchemy. This ebook is a collection of some of ASK Magazine’s best science articles. It contains one of my favorite pieces I’ve ever done–a profile of Kristin Laidre, who studies Narwhals in the Arctic. I even got to interview her in the field, via radio-relayed phone messages.