Books for Older Children
by Barnes, Trevor
Explores the science of excavating and examining the debris of centuries of human life, from the Iron Age to recent history.
by Caron, Lucille
Introduces basic algebra, including integers and variables, explains problem solving techniques, and includes many examples.
by Ellis, Julie
In ancient Greece, young Pythagoras discovers a special number pattern (the Pythagorean theorem) and uses it to solve problems involving right triangles.
by Godwin, Sam
A mother and baby seagull follow the cycle of evaporation, condensation, and precipitation that provides fresh water to the earth and shows how water is brought to people´s homes.
by Long, Lynette.
Teaches the basics of pictographs, bar graphs, pie charts, line graphs and map charts.
by McCutcheon, Marc.
A collection of profiles of children and young adults whose scientific inventions made an impact on the world, including Louis Braille who discovered a way for the blind to read and write.
by Morgan, Nicola
When her parents decide to move their family to the English countryside, homeschool their children, and raise chickens, Becca tries to make friends with her new neighbors by hiding her diabetes and throwing a twelfth birthday party for herself.
by Neuschwander, Cindy
Matt and Bibi are stuck inside a pyramid and must solve a geometric hieroglyphics puzzle to get out.
by Neuschwander, Cindy.
Sir Cumference, Radius, and Sir Vertex search for Edgecalibur, the sword that King Arthur has hidden in a geometric solid.
by Nye, Bill.
Twelve germy experiments to help you understand those tiny germs!
by Pettigrew, Mark.
Looks at the origins of our planet, how Earth began, what it is made of, and the cause of phenomena such as volcanoes, earthquakes, and changes in climate.
by Rosinsky, Natalie M.
Find out what scientists really do during the day!
by Sachar, Louis
Join Mrs. Jewls´s class and try solving over fifty math puzzles and brainteasers.
by Scagell, Robin.
Featuring up-to-the-minute discoveries and state-of-the-art space photography, this atlas illustrates all that science has revealed about constellations, the evolution of stars and galaxies, and the planets in the solar system.
by Shields, Carol Diggory.
A collection of poems on such scientific topics as fossils, clones, the periodic table, inertia, and more.
by Showers, Paul
A simple introduction to the composition and functions of blood.
by Stamper, Judith Bauer
Danny´s twin niece and nephew help him prepare to open his diner one morning but are soon overwhelmed by the work, until they put their multiplication skills to work.
by Stamper, Judith Bauer.
The Fractions team is coached by a math teacher who helps them learn while they play to become "number one" in soccer.
by Tang, Greg
Rhyming anecdotes present opportunities for simple math activities and hints for solving.
by Tang, Greg
Illustrated riddles introduce strategies for solving a variety of math problems in using visual clues.
by Thomas, Keltie
The radical science behind some of today´s most exciting sports. Blades, Boards & Scooters examines the dynamic science behind skateboards, snowboards, scooters and inline skates.
by Voetberg, Julie
Describes the experiences of an eight-year-old girl who is taught by her mother on their farm in Washington State.