Outstanding Science Trade Books for Middle School Students

I was recently reading the January/February 2022 issue of “Science Scope” a publication of the National Science Teaching Association. In this issue, I read the article listing the “2022 Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students.” 

In this podcast, we look at eight “Outstanding Science Trade Books” recommended for middle school students in grades 6 – 8:

“Beavers: Radical Rodents and Ecosystem Engineers” by Frances Backhouse

“Inside In: X-Rays of Nature’s Hidden World” by Jan Paul Schuttten

“Tracking Tortoises: The Mission to Save a Galapagos Giant” by Kate Messner

“Ocean Planet: Animals of the Sea and Shore” by Ben Rothery

“Saving Sorya: Chang and the Sun Bear” by Trang Nguyen

“Fungarium: Welcome to the Museum” by Gaya Ester

“Fred and Marjorie: A Doctor, A Dog and the Discovery of Insulin” by Deborah Kerbel

“Wonder Women of Science” by Tiera Fletcher and Ginger Rue