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10 Books About Science

    White is for Blueberry

    White is for Blueberry - George Shannon

    Demonstrating how things don't always appear in nature in the colors we expect, this picture book presents fruits, flowers, and animals in a colorful and unique way.

    PICTURE BOOK Shannon, G.
    Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature

    Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature - Joyce Sidman

    Celebrates the shape of a spiral in nature, from rushing rivers to flower buds and even the shape of an ear.

    PICTURE BOOK Sidman, J.
    What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?

    What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? - Steve Jenkins

    Can you guess the many things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails?

    CHILDREN 573.87 J52 2003                
    The Tiny Seed

    The Tiny Seed - Eric Carle

    Through colorful collage illustrations, follow the fascinating story of the life cycle of a flower in terms of the adventures of a tiny seed.

    PICTURE BOOK Carle, E.
    On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

    On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein - Jennifer Berne

    An accessible introduction to the life of the famous physicist focusing on the way he thought and how his remarkable ideas changed the way scientists think.

    PICTURE BOOK Berne, J.
    All the Water in the World

    All the Water in the World - George Ella Lyon

    A lyrical poem briefly explaining the water cycle and celebrating its power to give life.

      CHILDREN 551.48 L991 2011
    Marsupials

    Marsupials - Nic Bishop

    Through stunning photography, Bishop introduces the beauty and diversity of the amazing animals of Australia, from quolls and pademelons, to kangaroos, koalas, and many other marsupials.

    CHILDREN 599.2 B622 2009
    Snowflake Bentley

    Snowflake Bentley - Jacqueline Briggs Martin

     
    A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.

    CHILDREN BIOGRAPHY Bentley, W. 1998
    Born to Be Giants: How Baby Dinosaurs Grew to Rule the World

    Born to Be Giants: How Baby Dinosaurs Grew to Rule the World - Lita Judge

    Colorful illustrations and simple text show young readers how tiny creatures that hatched from eggs could grow up to become huge, ferocious dinosaurs.

    CHILDREN 567.9 J92 2010
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again - Frank Cottrell Boyce

    Down on their luck, the Tooting family buys an old camper van and begins repairing it, but after installing an engine that once belonged to an extraordinary car, they are off to find other original parts, pursued by a sinister man who wants Chitty for himself.

    CHILDREN FICTION Cottrell Boyce, F.