Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho

Back of Book: Mars has a visitor It likes to roam…observe…measure and collect. It explores the red landscape crossing plains, climbing hills, and tracing the bottoms of craters―in search of water and life. It is not the first to visit Mars. It will not be the last. But it might be the most curious. MyContinue reading “Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho”

Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom By Teresa Robeson

Back of Book: When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, most girls did not attend school; no one considered them as smart as boys. But her parents felt differently. Giving her a name meaning “Courageous Hero,” they encouraged her love of learning and science. This engaging biography follows Wu Chien ShiungContinue reading “Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom By Teresa Robeson”

How to Code a Rollercoaster By Josh Funk

Back of Book:  Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, are enjoying a day out at the amusement park. Spinning teacups, ice cream, and of course: rollercoasters! Through the use of code, Pearl and Pascal can keep track of their ride tokens and calculate when the line is short enough to get a spot on theContinue reading “How to Code a Rollercoaster By Josh Funk”

Cece Loves Science and Adventure by Kimberly Derting & Shelli R. Johannes

Back of Book: Cece loves being an Adventure Girl almost as much as she loves science, which is why she can’t wait for her troop’s camping trip. Nature is full of science for Cece to explore! Along with her friends, her mom, and her dog, Einstein, Cece learns how to pitch a tent, set upContinue reading “Cece Loves Science and Adventure by Kimberly Derting & Shelli R. Johannes”

Sweet Dreams, Sarah by Vivian Kirkfield

Back of Book: Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent. Working in her furniture store, she recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and determination, invented her unique cupboard bed. She built more than a piece of furniture. She built a lifeContinue reading “Sweet Dreams, Sarah by Vivian Kirkfield”

The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague

Back of Book: After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted―finallyContinue reading “The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague”

Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge Rachel Dougherty

Back of Book: It was the first trip across an engineering marvel that had taken nearly fourteen years to construct. The woman’s husband was the chief engineer, and he knew all about the dangerous new technique involved. The woman insisted she learns as well. When he fell ill mid-construction, her knowledge came in handy. SheContinue reading “Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge Rachel Dougherty”

How to Code a Sandcastle by Josh Funk

Back of Book: All summer, Pearl has been trying to build the perfect sandcastle, but out-of-control Frisbees and mischievous puppies keep getting in the way! Pearl and her robot friend Pascal have one last chance, and this time, they’re going to use code to get the job done. Using fundamental computer coding concepts like sequencesContinue reading “How to Code a Sandcastle by Josh Funk”