With summer around the corner, now is a great time to review the list of STEM books for kids released in April.
Presented in no particular, these books represent a cross-section of the books released this past month, which includes at least one classic reprint.
I Have a Little Seedling
Written for newborns, this board book describes the process to grow a seedling into a tree.
Usborne’s The Woodland Book
Walking through the woods and exploring nature can be an important part of introducing your child to STEM concepts.
This book from Usborne provides an illustrated tour of the woodlands: tree identification, animal tracking, shelter building, and more.
Ada Twist’s Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists
Ada Twist (Scientist) is back at it again with this book of over 40 STEM projects.
The listed ages are 5-7 but it’s ok if you have fun, too!
Science Comics: Sharks: Nature’s Perfect Hunter
Beautiful illustrations in this graphic novel bring the story of sharks alive.
The book is intended for children 9-13 years old.
Howl like a Wolf!: Learn to Think, Move, and Act Like 15 Amazing Animals
Each chapter introduces children to a different animal. The book engages them through a combination of facts, information, illustrations, and games.
The book is intended for children 6-9 years old.
An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth
This children’s book explores the world of moths from the perspective of a young, plain gray moth who wishes to be different: more like some of the more exotic moths.
But we learn just what makes this particular moth special!
Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle
This classic reprint reveals the world of the dung beetle, whose life revolves entirely around poop.
The book is intended for children 5-8 years old.