New Posters to Fire Up STEM Great ReadsJuly 20, 2023
Library Sleuth, Secret Spy, or Superhero?September 5, 2023
Will it look like adding these great books?
ADDING NEW STEM NEVER READ SO FANTASTIC! READ THESE TO YOUR PATRONS.
Help kids learn about the extraordinary life of David Attenborough. Connect to activities, curriculum, read aloud, formative assessments and more. (Feb 6, 2024 Book Birthday)
Footprints Across the Planet
Help kids explore how every footprint, from physical to digital and permanent to fleeting, leaves a mark on the Earth and tells a lasting story: past, present, or future. (December 18, 2022 Book Birthday)
Open up this chem-lab-to-go for kids! Doing is the best learning, so connect kids to this titles, a few tools, and let the STEM learning begin. Watch kids tilt, jiggle, and tap their way to do more science. (Jul 11, 2023 Book Birthday)
Champion Chompers, Super Stinkers
Invite kids into a guessing featuring 19 animals and all their moves-by air, by land, by waterway. Who's on top, the most, the best? (June 6, 2023 Book Birthday)
Explore nature-inspired designs around our world. Pay witness to mimicry and how great ideas came to life thanks, in part, to all the animals all around us. (Sep 18, 2022 Book Birthday)
Over and Under the Waves
Explore the rich, uber-connected ecosystem of the ocean! Over the waves, sea lions bark and seagulls wheel and call....Under the waves, a whole hidden forest full of animal life awaits readers! (September 13, 2022)
Butt or Face? Can you tell...
Which do you see: Butt or Face and which guess is right? This title begs for readers of all ages to climb onto the page and proving their smarts—or keen eyesight. A real what-do-you-see-when-you-look-at-me title! (July 11, 2023)
Butt or Face? Revenge of the Butts
Examine a close-up photo of an animal and then guess whether you're looking at the top or the…um…bottom. Learn how these animals use camouflage or other trickery like an alien butt spider who turns burrito. (April 2, 2024)
Just Wild Enough
Meet Mijeya Mayor, Primatologist who traded in her pom poms to live a wilder life in the swamps of the South American jungle and as the first woman wildlife TV reporter for National Geographic. (September 22, 2022)
What do animals do that are a lot like me and you? Here's a title that answers that question. Didn't you want to know where some of our behaviors came from? Yes! These amazing animal behaviors will inspire! (September 7, 2023)
Why Do Animals Have Big Ears?
Learn oodles of intriguing facts about the animal world. It's perfect book for all curious kids who love animals. After all, who doesn't want to know why a flamingo stands on one leg? (Nov 14, 2023)
The Animal Toolkit
Did you know animals can use tools? In 1960, Jane Goodall observed a chimpanzee use a blade of grass to “fish” for termites. Today, many creatures use sticks, leaves, rocks, and more as tools and use them to find food, protect their young. (August 30, 2022)
Warrior, A Patient's Courageous Quest
Let readers meet a young warrior, Maria, prepares herself—again—to battle to rid her kingdom of beasts. Let them meet Maria who returns to her hospital bed feeling beat until her team reminds her who she is: A warrior. (July 15, 2023)
In Our Garden
The science of a garden. When persistence and patience creates a community rooftop garden and introduces young food engineers to the STEM skills of planning, collaboration, data collection, and measurement involved in working in a garden. (March 15, 2022)
Hello, I'm a Sloth
Do sloths swim?
Find out now reading about this adorable Brown-throated three fingered bundle-of-joy as he takes you into is world to discover the reasons why they are endangered. (July 2024)
Hello, I'm a Pangolin
Do pangolins eat up to 20,000 termites a day? Discover this and explore the life of the only scaled mammal on earth encounter with a Temminck's Ground Pangolin and learn the reasons why they are endangered. (July 2024)
Will it look like you uber-engaging your secondary crew?
DON'T LEAVE SCIENCE TO CHANCE. JUMP ON IN ALL THE WAY TO OUR RNA, DNA, HYBRIDS, CLONES AND MORE.
Animal Side Kicks
With Who Wins and Battle Books ever so popular, we can champion this winning title all about simbiosis: that deeper look at when our animal friends are hanging out together for very particular reasons. (April 5, 2022)
Sleuth & Solve: Science
Put your patron's mind to the test to solve twenty science-themed mysteries! How does a wildlife photographer detect an elephant stampede? How does a baker know an egg is raw? And, why does a feather fall as fast as a hammer? (October 25, 2022)
Save the People
Invite the next generation to explore how we will halt human extinction. Humans—with their big brains, opposable thumbs, and speedy Wi-Fi—may be capable of avoiding most of these nightmares, but they're also capable of triggering world-ending events. What is the best way to avoid future disasters? (May 10, 2022)
Encourage kids to pick up this title as it's as science-exciting as it is writing-terrific. Who knew reading about a parasite—an organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (or host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other's expense—would haunt the south. (September 27, 2022)
All Charged Up!
Did you know? Amber, when rubbed with a cloth, has the ability to attract lightweight objects like feathers, straw, and leaves. Greek mathematician, Thales, discovered an electric charge way back in 600 BC, and it would take 2,000 years before this amber (elektron), would create an invisible power: electricity. (January 9, 2024)
Look behind Einstein’s celebrity and explore the complex and intimate portrait of the world’s most well-known scientist. E = mc². A world-changing equation and a wild head of hair are all most of us know about Einstein's powerful mind while he remained hidden from view to most...even his closest friends. (November 15, 2022)
The Woman Who Split the Atom
Lise Meitner, the physicist who discovered nuclear fission was a female Jewish physicist in Berlin during the early 20th century. She had to fight for an education, a job, and equal treatment in her field—even fight to have her own name listed on her own research papers. (April 5, 2022)
The Code Breaker
Jennifer Doudna was in a Race to Understand Our Genetic Code, for her father who was dying of cancer and to bridge science from lab to her community to serve her greater community. From gathering mushrooms to daring to study, RNA, unlike other scientists , this is the story of how she changed our world. (April 26, 2022)
25 Women Explorers and Scientists Share Adventures, Inspiration, and Advice. Track a volcanologist as she braves the elements atop an active volcano. Travel with a mountaineer as she battles stereotypes (and frostbite) to conquer the Seven Summits. Fly with a conservationist to save lions and more. (February 1, 2022)
Take a look at why and how hybrids, chimeras, and clones and so much more are serving out world, improving crops, re-engineering animals, growing organs. This read might send you racing to the laboratory to learn more about this exciting research for yourself. (May 3, 2022)
How does Space Science and Sea Science Interact? Let's see. Space and the ocean. If you don't think they go together, think again! Both deep-sea and space explorers have to worry about pressure, temperature, climate, and most importantly, how to survive. (January 9, 2018)
Have you ever wondered how astronauts stay healthy in space? Or what happens when an astronaut gets sick? Or wonder which direction snot flows:out, up, or what? Explore look at space medicine explores how a study of study astronauts in space helps us learn about humans. (July 18, 2023)
Or will it include all this, activities on bulletin boards, interesting explore stations, author chats and curriculum links, and so much more?
WE CERTAINLY HOPE SO. ACTIVATE YOUR ALEX. CUSTOMIZE IT & DO SO MUCH MORE TO IMPROVE YOUR LIBRARY—AND YOUR LIBRARIANSHIP—THIS YEAR.