An engaging introduction to stem cells for young scientists How do you heal when you cut your skin or break a bone? How does your body keep making new blood or brain cells, or even second teeth? How does a plant keep growing larger? The answers lie in stem cells, which are found in every growing plant and animal. Keeping the subject simple enough for young readers, a pioneer of stem cell research explains cells, tissues, normal growth, what can go wrong, and how to fix it.
|Little Explorers: My Amazing Body|
by Ruth Martin (Author), Allan Sanders (Illustrator)
Introducing Little Explorers—a new, interactive nonfiction series for curious youngsters. With more than 60 flaps to lift, MY AMAZING BODY provides little ones with hands-on fun.
MY AMAZING BODY is a lively introduction to the human body, where children can lift the flaps to find out what goes on under their skin. Young readers will be amazed as they find out how the brain works, what happens to a mouthful of food, how fast our fingernails grow, how we breathe, and much, much more....
|Doc Like Mommy|
by Dr. Crystal Bowe (Author)
A beautiful story that teaches you that you can be anything you want to be.
|Grandmother Fish: A Child's First Book of Evolution|
by Jonathan Tweet (Author), Karen Lewis (Illustrator)
Where did we come from?
It's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain―especially to young children. Charles Darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers. Meet Grandmother Fish.
Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life...
by Michael Joseph Bacotti (Author), Michael Joseph Bacotti (Illustrator)
From amoebas to zooplankton, teach the ABC's and STEM to your little genius within the microbiology universe. Learn about different types of cells and cell structures while practicing the alphabet.
|The Value of Believing in Yourself: The Story of Louis Pasteur (Valuetales)|
by Spencer Johnson (Author), Steve Pileggi (Author)
Retells the story of Louis Pasteur, whose unwavering belief in the concept of germs led to a cure for rabies.
|Baby Loves Quarks! (Baby Loves Science)|
by Ruth Spiro (Author), Irene Chan (Illustrator)
Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners
Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this book explores the basics of particle physics and chemistry – quarks, protons, neutrons, atoms and molecules – and ties it all to baby’s world. Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby’s sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well!
With tongue firmly in cheek,...
|You Are Stardust|
by Elin Kelsey (Author), Soyeon Kim (Illustrator)
You Are Stardust begins by introducing the idea that every tiny atom in our bodies came from a star that exploded long before we were born. From its opening pages, the book suggests that we are intimately connected to the natural world; it compares the way we learn to speak to the way baby birds learn to sing, and the growth of human bodies to the growth of forests. Award-winning author Elin Kelsey along with a number of concerned parents and educators around the world believes...
|Basher Science: The Complete Periodic Table: All the Elements with Style!|
by Adrian Dingle (Author), Simon Basher (Author), Dan Green (Author), Simon Basher (Illustrator)
Do you confuse boron with barium or chlorine with fluorine? Fear not! Basher Science has come to the rescue by mixing science and art to create a unique periodic table. From unassuming oxygen to devious manganese, the incredible elements show you the periodic table as you've never seen it before.
Basher Science: The Periodic Table gives a face, voice and personality to the chemical elements, making learning chemistry easy and a whole lot more fun. This new expanded edition reflects the...
|What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew? (Wells of Knowledge Science Series)|
by Robert E. Wells (Author), Robert E. Wells (Illustrator)
A pygmy shrew is among the tiniest of mammals. A ladybug is even smaller. But in this book you will find small things you could not ordinarily see.
|Newtonian Physics for Babies (Baby University)|
by Chris Ferrie (Author)
Simple explanations of complex ideas for your future genius!
Written by an expert, Newtonian Physics for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to Newton’s laws of motion. Babies (and grownups!) will learn all about mass, acceleration, the force of gravity, and more. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series is the perfect way to introduce basic concepts to even the youngest scientists. After all,...