2020 BSB

Book recommendations for educators, librarians, parents, and guardians of the best children’s books with STEM content in 2019

 
A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

A Computer Called Katherine

By: Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by:
Veronica Miller Jamison
ISBN: 9780316435178
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
A Dream of Flight: Alberto Santos-Dumont’s Race Around the Eiffel Tower

A Dream of Flight

By: Jef Polivka and Rob Polivka
Illustrated by:
Rob Polivka
ISBN: 9780374306618
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
All in a Drop

All in a Drop

By: Lori Alexander
Illustrated by:
Vivien Mildenberger
ISBN: 9781328884206
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Born Just Right

Born Just Right

By: Jordan Reeves and Jen Lee Reeves
ISBN: 9781534428386
Nonfiction, 7-12, Memoir
 
Buzzing with Questions the Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

Buzzing with Questions the Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

By: Janice N. Harrington
Illustrated by:
Theodore Taylor III
ISBN: 9781629795584
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Crayon Man

Crayon Man

By: Natascha Biebow
Illustrated by:
Steven Salerno
ISBN: 9781328866844
Nonfiction, 4-6, Biography
 
Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World

Elon Musk

By: Anna Crowley Redding
ISBN: 9781250313621
Nonfiction, Teen, Science
 
First Dinosaur

First Dinosaur

By: Ian Lendler
Illustrated by:
C.M. Butzer
ISBN: 9781534427006
Nonfiction, 7-12 History
 
From an Idea to Lego

From an Idea to Lego

By: Lowey Bundy Sichol
Illustrated by:
C.S. Jennings
ISBN: 9781328954930
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Full of Beans Henry Ford Grows a Car

Full of Beans Henry Ford Grows a Car

By: Peggy Thomas
Illustrated by:
Edwin Fotheringham
ISBN: 9781629796390
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Guitar Genius

Guitar Genius

By: Kim Tomsic
Illustrated by:
Brett Helquist
ISBN: 9781452159195
Nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
How to Become and Accidental Genius

How to Become and Accidental Genius

By: Elizabeth MacLeod & Frieda Wishinsky
Illustrated by:
Jenn Playford
ISBN: 9781459816763
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Instructions Not Included: How a Team of Women Coded the Future

Instructions Not Included

By: Tami Lewis Brown, Debbie Loren Dunn
Illustrated by:
Chelsea Beck
ISBN: 9781368011051
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Karl’s New Beak: 3-D Printing Builds a Bird a Better Life

Karl’s New Beak

By: Lela Nargi
Illustrated by:
Harriet Popham
ISBN: 9781684460267
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Prairie Boy: Frank Lloyd Wright Turns The Heartland Into A Home

Prairie Boy

By: Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by:
Christopher Silas Neal
ISBN: 9781629794402
nonfiction, 7-12, Biography
 
Samuel Morse, That’s Who!: The Story of the Telegraph and Morse Code

Samuel Morse, That’s Who!

By: Tracy Nelson Maurer
Illustrated by:
El Primo Ramón
ISBN: 9781627791304
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
Save the Crash-test Dummies

Save the Crash-test Dummies

By: Jennifer Swanson
Illustrated by:
TeMika Grooms
ISBN: 9781682630228
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Saving the Tasmanian Devil

Saving the Tasmanian Devil

By: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
ISBN: 9780544991484
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge

Secret Engineer

By: Rachel Dougherty
ISBN: 9781250155320
Nonfiction, 4-6, Science
 
The Electric War: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Light the World

The Electric War

By: Mike Winchell
ISBN: 9781250120168
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
The House That Cleaned Itself: The True Story of Frances Gabe’s (Mostly) Marvelous Invention

The House That Cleaned Itself

By: Laura Dershewitz and Susan Romberg
Illustrated by:
Meghann Rader
ISBN: 9781943147656
Nonfiction, 7-12, Science
 
Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team

Titan and the Wild Boars

By: Susan Hood & Pathana Sornhiran
Illustrated by:
Dow Phumiruk
ISBN: 9780062907721
Nonfiction, 4-6, Action / Adventure
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