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The Acadia Files - Summer Science

by Katie Coppens, illustrated by Holly Hatam
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: science & technology

First time in paperback!
Acadia Greene wants answers. Who keeps stealing the blueberries that ripen on the bushes? Why is her hair curly? Why does the sun wake her so early in the summer? Why does the tide submerge her sandcastles?
Acadia doesn’t mean to do science, but she has these questions, and her parents refuse to simply give her the answe …

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Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: chapter books, science & technology

Aaagh! Crawl slowly for your lives! Stink kicks off his second decade with a super-funny homage to an oozy-goozy organism.

Glip! Glop! Gloop! What looks like dog vomit, smells like a corpse flower, and stars in one of the scariest movies Stink Moody has ever seen? Is it the Blob? The Glob? Son of Glob? No, it’s . . . slime mold! Stink may be a sup …

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Stink: Solar System Superhero

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous stories, school & education, science & technology

Save the planet . . . Pluto! Stink Moody, wise-cracking champion of everything small, is on a new mission: to reinstate his favorite celestial orb.
Look! Up in the sky! Is it a falling leaf “
A speck of dust? A speeding mosquito?
No, it’s Stink Moody, Solar System Superhero!

When Stink learns that Pluto has flunked out of the Milky Way for being …

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Just Watch Me!

by Erin Silver
edition: Paperback
  • age: 11 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: science & technology, friendship, marriage & divorce

Twelve-year-old Simon Rosen has qualified for the Canadian Video Game Championships in Vancouver. If he can get straight As in school, his parents have agreed to take him. The stakes are especially high. His parents are always fighting, and if he can just get them to Vancouver - the place where they fell in love - maybe he can save his family from …

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Nikki Tesla and the Traitors of the Lost Spark (Elements of Genius #3)

by Jess Keating, illustrated by Lissy Marlin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: humorous stories, science & technology

Ocean's 11 meets Spy School in this hilarious illustrated middle-grade adventure series featuring the world's greatest tween geniuses.

 

Genius Academy is under attack! When a routine operation goes horribly wrong, Nikki Tesla and the team take the blame for an international incident of epic proportions, and the school is shut down indefinitely. A li …

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Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray (Elements of Genius #1)

illustrated by Lissy Marlin, by Jess Keating
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: science & technology, humorous stories

"Let the official record show that, I, Nikki Tesla, did not intend to destroy the world."

 

There are only so many times a kid can invent an instrument of global destruction without getting grounded. So when Nikki's death ray accidentally blows up her bedroom (if you can call a pet ferret with an itchy trigger finger an accident), she's sent to the o …

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Margot and the Moon Landing

by A.C. Fitzpatrick, illustrated by Erika Medina
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, science & technology, emotions & feelings

A universal story about speaking, listening, and being heard.

Margot loves space. Astronauts, the stars, and especially the moon landing. So she can’t understand why all of her attempts to communicate her passion fall on disinterested ears. Her mom is patient but distracted; her classmates would rather play kickball; and her teacher just wants her …

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Busy Noisy Construction

edited by Cottage Door Press, by Carmen Crowe, illustrated by Tommy Doyle
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 7
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: business, careers, occupations, cars & trucks, science & technology

Bzz, bzz, bzzrt! A noisy construction crew is busy building in the neighborhood leaving lots of curious neighbors guessing what the new building will be. A toy store? A castle? A carrot café perhaps? Join panda and his animal pals as they investigate the new addition to the neighborhood while also prepping for their biggest basketball game yet. Fo …

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Nikki Tesla and the Fellowship of the Bling (Elements of Genius #2)

by Jess Keating, illustrated by Lissy Marlin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: humorous stories, science & technology

Ocean's 11 meets Spy School in this hilarious illustrated middle-grade adventure series featuring the world's greatest tween geniuses.

 

"For a group of geniuses who are supposed to help people, we do an awful lot of stealing."

Nikki Tesla and the rest of the Genius Academy team have agreed to pilfer a completely priceless, totally lethal high-tech ri …

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