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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--The World's Most Dangerous Weapon

by Steve Sheinkin
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery That Baffled All of France

by Mara Rockliff and Iacopo Bruno
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
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    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere

by Barb Rosenstock and Katherine Roy
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

by Helaine Becker and Dow Phumiruk
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Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian

by Margarita Engle and Julie Paschkis
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2010
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What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld, Ben Boos, and A.G. Ford
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
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On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

by Jennifer Berne and Vladimir Radunsky
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain

by Cheryl Bardoe and Barbara McClintock
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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon

by Catherine Thimmesh
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
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Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer

by Robert Burleigh and Raúl Colón
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    PK-5
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  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Secret Project, The

by Jonah Winter and Jeanette Winter
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Vast Wonder of the World, The: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

by Mélina Mangal and Luisa Uribe
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
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For the Good of Mankind?: The Shameful History of Human Medical Experimentation

by Vicki O. Wittenstein
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Health, History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Poison: Deadly Deeds, Perilous Professions, and Murderous Medicines

by Sarah Albee
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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River Ran Wild, A: An Environmental History

by Lynne Cherry
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Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought)

by Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt

Part of the Lives of ... Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Red Madness: How a Medical Mystery Changed What We Eat

by Gail Jarrow
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Call of the Osprey, The

by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and William Munoz

Part of the Scientists in the Field Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Man Who Named the Clouds, The

by Julie Hannah, Joan Holub, and Paige Billin-Frye
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Health, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
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Leonardo Da Vinci: A Companion to Monday with a Mad Genius

by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, and Salvatore Murdocca
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2009
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Really Short History of Nearly Everything, A

by Bill Bryson
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
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    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure

by Jim Murphy and Alison Blank
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Health, History, Science, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives

by Gene Barretta
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2012
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Radioactive!: How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World

by Winifred Conkling
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Explore Forces and Motion!: With 25 Great Projects

by Jennifer Swanson and Bryan Stone
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
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    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Explore Light and Optics!: With 25 Great Projects

by Anita Yasuda and Bryan Stone
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
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    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Beastly Brains: Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel

by Nancy F. Castaldo
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    7-12
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    English Language Arts, History, Science, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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All That Trash: The Story of the 1987 Garbage Barge and Our Problem with Stuff

by Meghan McCarthy
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Alexander Graham Bell for Kids: His Life and Inventions, with 21 Activities

by Mary Kay Carson
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I Am Albert Einstein

by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

Part of the Ordinary People Change the World Series

  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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When Sparks Fly: The True Story of Robert Goddard, the Father of US Rocketry

by Kristen Fulton and Diego Funck
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Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

by Cheryl Bardoe and Jos. A. Smith
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2006
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Before the World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science

by Claire Eamer and Sa Boothroyd
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Blood, Bullets, and Bones: The Story of Forensic Science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA

by Bridget Heos
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2016
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Super Women: Six Scientists Who Changed the World

by Laurie Lawlor
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Pollen: Darwin's 130 Year Prediction

by Darcy Pattison and Peter Willis
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    1-5
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    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
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Making Contact!: Marconi Goes Wireless

by Monica Kulling and Richard Rudnicki
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
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    History, Science, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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Park Scientists: Gila Monsters, Geysers, and Grizzly Bears in America's Own Backyard

by Mary Kay Carson and Tom Uhlman

Part of the Scientists in the Field Series

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    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2014
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Benjamin Franklin

by Kathleen Krull and Boris Kulikov

Part of the Giants of Science Series

  • Grade Level:
    4-8
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    English Language Arts, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2013
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It's Getting Hot in Here: The Past, the Present, and the Future of Global Warming

by Bridget Heos
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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Voyager's Greatest Hits: The Epic Trek to Interstellar Space

by Alexandra Siy
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2017
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Amazing Discoveries of Ibn Sina, The

by Fatima Sharafeddine and Intelaq Mohammed Ali
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Karl, Get Out of the Garden!: Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything

by Anita Sanchez and Catherine Stock
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Marie Curie

by Demi
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On the News: Our First Talk about Tragedy

by Jillian Roberts and Jane Heinrichs
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    1-5
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    English Language Arts, Science
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    Nonfiction
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Disappearing Spoon, The: And Other True Tales of Rivalry, Adventure, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements (Young Readers Edition)

by Sam Kean
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2018
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Rocket to the Moon!

by Don Brown
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science, Social Studies, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Year Published:
    2019
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Boy, Were We Wrong about Dinosaurs!

by Kathleen V. Kudlinski and S.D. Schindler

Part of the Boy, Were We Wrong Series

  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Science
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2005
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Boy, Were We Wrong about the Solar System!

by Kathleen V. Kudlinski and John Rocco

Part of the Boy, Were We Wrong Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2008
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We're the Center of the Universe!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about Astronomy and Physics

by Christine Zuchora-Walske
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science, STEAM
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2015
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