Outstanding Science Trade Books for Early Elementary School Students – Part 2

I was recently reading the January/February 2024 issue of “Science and Children,” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association, for elementary school science teachers. In this issue, I read the section on the “Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students.”  The selections are a collaboration of the National Science Teaching Association and the Children’s Book Council.

In part 2 of this two-part podcast series, I share eight books that were selected for early elementary students.  The books are:

“Whale Fall” by Melissa Stewart

“Find Out About Animal Camouflage” by Martin Jenkins

“The Bone Wars: The True Story of an Epic Battle to Find Dinosaur Fossils” by Jane Kurtz

“The Clues are in the Poo: The Story of Dinosaur Scientist Karen Chin” by Jane Kurtz and Karen Chin

“Masked Hero: Who Wu Lien-teh Invented the Mask that Ended an Epidemic” by Dr. Shan Woo Liu

“Tell Me About Space” by Lisa Varchol Perron

“If the Rivers Run Free” by Andrea Debink

“Zero Waste: How One Community is Leading a World Recycling Revolution” by Allan Drummond

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