by Ellen Weaver
Jan 18, 2017

Each of these titles focuses on a different element of STEM: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These work best as books to read aloud or read together for children ages 3-9. Explore Nanobots with Chris Gall, or follow Max through his adventures in Max Speed, before having your own adventure in STEM. View our events calendar to attend a STEM program at your local branch.

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn by Kenard Pak

As trees sway in the cool breeze, blue jays head south, and leaves change their colors, everyone knows—autumn is on its way! Join a young girl as she takes a walk through forest and town, greeting all the signs of the coming season.

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NanoBots by Chris Gall

A boy inventor creates the ultimate in high-tech superheroes that could one day save the world—but they have some smaller problems to take on first! NanoBots are tiny. They’re almost too small to see, but they can each do a unique and important job.

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Max Speed by Setephen Shaskan

As soon as Max has finished cleaning his room, he’s off racing his super-secret car at incredible speeds, soaring over rivers of lava, sky diving, and swimming with sharks. This book proves that all you need for a big adventure is a little imagination.

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Octopuses One to Ten by Ellen Jackson

Everyone knows octopuses have eight arms. But did you know that they have three hearts and nine brains? This intriguing exploration of octopuses goes through numbers one to ten, with a snappy rhyme and fascinating octopus facts for each number.

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I Use to Be a Fish by Tom Sullivan

Inspired by a pet fish and fueled by imagination a boy tells a whimsical version of his own life story, which mirrors the process of human evolution. Simple, surprising, and innovative, this book is both a light introduction to science and a tribute to every child’s power to transform their lives and to dream big.

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Curated by Ellen Weaver, Children’s Librarian at Macon Library

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more stories that feature girls as scientists and engineers please!

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