STEM Friday

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Books


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Orcas on the Hunt

Orcas on the Hunt
by Alicia Z. Klepeis (Author)

Booktalk: Orcas are some of the ocean’s fiercest animals. Find out more about these fascinating creatures, from how they efficiently catch their prey to how their ocean habitat supports them

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Narwhal

Narwhal
by Solomon Awa (Author) and Hwei Lim (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Find out how narwhal raise their young in the cold Arctic ocean, what they eat, where they can be found, and more. (Did you know that a narwhal’s long tusk is actually a tooth!)

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Range
Narwhals live in the Arctic all year. They do not travel to other oceans in the winter, like many other whales do.

It’s STEM Friday! (STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

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Night Creepers

Night Creepers
by Linda Stanek (Author) and‎ Shennen Bersani (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Short, lyrical text makes this a perfect naptime or bedtime story. Young readers are introduced to nocturnal animals and their behaviors. Older readers learn more about each animal through paired-reading sidebar information.

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Bedding down. Shhh . . .
Not a sound.

See the book trailer.

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Los granjeros

Los granjeros (Farmers / Spanish Edition)
by Quinn M. Arnold (Author)

Booktalk: A kindergarten-level introduction to farmers, covering their job description, the places where they work, and how they help the community by growing crops and raising livestock.

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Tall Tall Tree

Tall Tall Tree
by Anthony D Fredericks (Author) and Chad Wallace (Illustrator)

Booktalk: There’s a magical, wild world happening in the tallest of tall trees – a world teeming with life that very few people ever see! Come take a peek at the animals that make their home in a tall, tall redwood tree and count the critters from one to ten.

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Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market

Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market
by Michelle Schaub (Author) and Amy Huntington (Illustrator)

Booktalk: This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers’ market. Who to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown–it’s all so exciting, fresh, and delicious.

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Weird Nature

Weird Nature
by Virginia Loh-Hagan (Author)

Booktalk: Take a look at the world’s weirdest nature stories–from fire rainbows to ghost trees. These stories are too strange to be made up! (The ghost trees are on the book cover above. The snippet below has dragon blood trees!)

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