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A joint project of the National Science Teachers Association 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.
This year's picks have just been announced!
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12 (2012)
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12 (2011)
- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12 (2010)
- View titles selected annually since 1996
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.
NSTA members interested in joining the Outstanding Science Trade Books review committee should communicate their interest to the NSTA President-Elect.
Full-color copies of the annotated list are available for $5 per copy (includes S&H). Please make checks payable to Children's Book Council and send to:
The Children's Book Council, Inc. attn: Science
54 West 39th Street, 14th floor
New York, NY 10018
Betty Crocker, Ed.D.
Retired, College of Education, University of North Texas
Sharla Dowding, Ed.D.
Science Teacher, Newcastle High School
Science Department Chair, Centennial High School
Rebecca M. Monhardt
Associate Professor, Loras College
Sixth Grade Science Teacher, New Century International Middle School
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Elementary Science Specialist, Vermont Department of Education
Steve A. Rich
Science Center Director, University of West Georgia
Retired K-8 Teacher, Carberry Elementary School
Science Specialist, Curley K8 School
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts