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SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, 2006-2019

SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books, 2006-2019

Resources for a selection of titles recognized for this award since its inception in 2006 -- recognizing outstanding science writing and illustration
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Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The
  • by Rebecca Skloot
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 23
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    Plastic, Ahoy!: Investigating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
  • by Patricia Newman and Annie Crawley
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2015)
    Green Earth Award (Winner, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas
  • by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2013)
    Cook Prize (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    Egg Is Quiet, An
  • by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2007)
    Orbis Pictus Award (Commended, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Vulture View
  • by April Pulley Sayre and Steve Jenkins
  • Multimedia Resources: 17
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    Skull in the Rock, The: How a Scientist, a Boy, and Google Earth Opened a New Window on Human Origins
  • by Lee Berger and Marc Aronson
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Look Up!: Bird-Watching in Your Own Backyard
  • by Annette LeBlanc Cate
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Sixth Extinction, The: An Unnatural History
  • by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Redwoods
  • by Jason Chin
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Wolves Are Back, The
  • by Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2009)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Egg: Nature's Perfect Package
  • by Robin Page and Steve Jenkins
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Sisters & Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World
  • by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2008)
    Orbis Pictus Award (Commended, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Case of the Vanishing Honeybees, The: A Scientific Mystery
  • by Sandra Markle
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2015)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life
  • by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge, The
  • by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2011)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
  • by Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal
  • SB&F Prize (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Over and Under the Pond
  • by Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Buried Sunlight: How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth
  • by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2014)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11
  • by Brian Floca
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold
  • by Joyce Sidman and Rick Allen
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree
  • by Kate Messner and Simona Mulazzani
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2016)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs
  • by Kate Messner and Matthew Forsythe
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2019)
    Junior Library Guild (Selection, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
  • by Carlo Rovelli
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Things That Float and Things That Don't
  • by David A. Adler and Anna Raff
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Stars Beneath Your Bed: The Surprising Story of Dust
  • by April Pulley Sayre and Ann Jonas
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2006)
    ALSC Notable Books (Commended, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Octopus Scientists, The
  • by Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Magnets Push, Magnets Pull
  • by David A. Adler and Anna Raff
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2018)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Where in the Wild?: Camouflaged Creatures Concealed... and Revealed
  • by David M. Schwartz, Yael Schy, and Dwight Kuhn
  • SB&F Prize (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    George Washington Carver
  • by Tonya Bolden
  • SB&F Prize (Finalist, 2009)
    Orbis Pictus Award (Honor, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes
  • by Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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