A joint project of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the CBC since 1973, Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 represents the year’s best books for science classrooms, chosen by science educators.
The annotated bibliographies feature titles published in the previous calendar year and selected by a book review committee appointed by the NSTA. Titles are grouped by category, including: Archaeology, Anthropology, and Paleontology; Biography; Earth and Space Science; Environment and Ecology; Life Science; Physical Science; and Technology and Engineering. Each annotation contains bibliographic data.
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 (2016)
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 (2015)
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 (2014)
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12 (2013)
The Children’s Book Council, ATTN: Science
NSTA members interested in joining the Outstanding Science Trade Books review committee should communicate their interest to the NSTA President-Elect.
Publishers: How to Submit
The submission period for the 2017 Outstanding Science list is closed. The submission period for the 2018 list will be open from June 1 – June 30, 2017.
Review Submission Guidelines
Please contact Matt Poulter with any questions about submitting your titles