For the Curious Mind

What's Inside A Flower?: And Other Questions About Science & Nature Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593176474
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

From the creator of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science, comes a new nonfiction picture book series ready to grow young scientists by nurturing their curiosity about the natural world--starting with what's inside a flower.


The Atlas of a Changing Climate: Our Evolving Planet Visualized with More Than 100 Maps, Charts, and Infographics Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781604699944
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Published: Timber Press - November 9th, 2021

This is climate change, visualized. 

Climate change, shrinking wildlife habitats, rising sea levels, and vanishing species.


Colossus: The World’s Most Amazing Feats of Engineering Cover Image
By Colin Hynson, Giulia Lombardo (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536217063
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Published: Big Picture Press - October 5th, 2021

Colossus explores some of the greatest feats of engineering in history, from ancient pyramids to enormous bridges to towering skyscrapers.


Usha and the Big Digger (Storytelling Math) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781623542016
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 3rd, 2021

Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling!


Invented by Animals: Meet the creatures who inspired our everyday technology Cover Image
By Christiane Dorion, Gosia Herba (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9780711260672
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - April 6th, 2021

An international best-seller, translated into 25 languages

Often human scientists try and solve a problem or invent a new tool and they realise that animals have already invented it for them.


Fungarium: Welcome to the Museum Cover Image
By Ester Gaya, Katie Scott (Illustrator)
$37.99
ISBN: 9781536217094
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Published: Big Picture Press - April 6th, 2021

Welcome to the Fungarium! Step into the world of fungi and learn all about these strange and fascinating life-forms.


The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: A Life of Edwin Hubble Cover Image
By Deborah Marcero (Illustrator), Isabelle Marinov
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592703173
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - January 19th, 2021

This beautifully illustrated biography of Edwin Hubble explores the curiosity that he possessed from a young age, and the many questions that he asked about our universe. This book invites children to ponder these questions as well: how many stars are in the sky? How did the universe begin? Where did it come from?



Mae Among the Stars Cover Image
By Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062651730
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Published: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2018

A beautiful picture book for sharing and marking special occasions such as graduation, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. An Amazon Best Book of the Month!

A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts.


We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know Cover Image
By Traci Sorell, Frane Lessac (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623541927
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021

Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!


The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest Cover Image
By Heather Lang, Jana Christy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781684371778
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Published: Calkins Creek - February 9th, 2021

This picture book biography tells the story of Meg Lowman, a groundbreaking female scientist called a "real life Lorax" by National Geographic, who was determined to investigate the marvelous, undiscovered world of the rainforest treetops.


Ada and the Galaxies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536215618
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Published: MIT Kids Press - September 7th, 2021

Stargazers rejoice! In his first book for children, renowned physicist Alan Lightman and collaborators, with help from the Hubble telescope, light up the night sky.


Ducks Overboard!: A True Story of Plastic in Our Oceans Cover Image
By Markus Motum, Markus Motum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217728
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Published: Candlewick - September 28th, 2021

Eco facts come to light as a plastic duck narrates this beautifully illustrated true story of thousands of bath toys that were lost at sea and swept to the four corners of the Pacific.


My Two Border Towns Cover Image
By David Bowles, Erika Meza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593111048
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Published: Kokila - September 14th, 2021

A picture book debut by an award-winning author about a boy's life on the U.S.-Mexico border, visiting his favorite places on The Other Side with his father, spending time with family and friends, and sharing in the responsibility of community care.


A Tree Is a Home Cover Image
By Pamela Hickman, Zafouko Yamamoto (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525302367
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 7th, 2021

In this delightful exploration of the seasons in nature, an oak tree and its animal inhabitants change and grow over the course of a year --- just like their human neighbors!A large old oak tree stands near an empty house. Like the house, the tree provides shelter and a place to raise a family. From its branches to its roots, six animals share the tree as a home.


Hurricane Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780759554931
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

A gorgeously-illustrated picture book about the power of community from Caldecott-Honoree John Rocco  

That night the wind roars and rumbles, 
like the sound of a thousand waves 
pounding the shoreline. 

 
A young boy’s favorite place in the world is the old, splintery neighborhood dock.


Where on Earth?: Geography As You've Never Seen It Before Cover Image
By DK
$21.99
ISBN: 9780744036701
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Published: DK Children - September 21st, 2021

Pack your bags and let’s go on an action-packed tour around the world with this geography book for kids!

On the adventure, you’ll travel back in time to see how the continents have evolved, marvel at incredible geographical features, see the world's cities and landmarks, and admire incredible wildlife. 


How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451476371
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking! 

The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening.


Over and Under the Canyon Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452169392
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 7th, 2021

In this latest book in the acclaimed Over and Under series, a spectacular hike reveals the hidden wonders, rich colors, and layers of wildlife living within a thriving desert slot-canyon.


The Ultimate Book of Animals Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9791027610006
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Published: Twirl - August 31st, 2021

Discover the exciting world of animals! Creatures of land, sea, and air—including elephants, spiders, snakes, falcons, and whales—fill the pages of this interactive book, providing a comprehensive overview of how animals grow, see, hear, move, and more! Best of all, lots of flaps, pop-ups, pull-tabs, and rotating wheels bring these animals to life.


Sleuth & Solve: Spooky: Decode Mind-Twisting Mysteries Inspired by Classic Creepy Characters Cover Image
By Ana Gallo, Victor Escandell (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797205908
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 24th, 2021

Test your wits in this creepy collection of horror-themed mini-mysteries, a follow-up to Sleuth & Solve!

How does one boy discover the lair of Frankenstein's monster? What is the identity of the werewolf who torments an isolated village? And how do two sisters escape the vengeful Loch Ness Monster?


Every Day Amazing: Fantastic Facts for Every Day of the Year Cover Image
By Mike Barfield, Marianna Madriz (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781913947040
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - August 24th, 2021

Something amazing really does happen every single day!

Literally the book of the year, this incredible compendium gives you fun and fantastic facts for every date on the calendar.

Did you know that Buzz Aldrin took the first selfie in space on November 12th 1966? Or that October 21st is International Day of the Nacho?


When We Say Black Lives Matter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536222388
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Published: Candlewick - September 7th, 2021

In a powerful, poetic missive, award-winning author-illustrator Maxine Beneba Clarke celebrates the meaning behind the words Black Lives Matter.

Little one, when we say Black Lives Matter,
we’re saying Black people are wonderful-strong.
That we deserve to be treated with basic respect,


A Book of Cats: At home with cats around the world Cover Image
By Katie Viggers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781913947248
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - August 10th, 2021

Meet the cats! From lions and leopards to cheetahs and cougars, welcome to the world of cats. Who is the fastest feline? Who spends the most time sleeping and who has the loudest roar?


Over and Under the Rainforest Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452169408
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 11th, 2020

Part of the critically acclaimed Over and Under series!

Award-winning duo Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal take readers on a thrilling tour of one of the most diverse ecosystems on planet earth: the rainforests of Central America.


Backpack Explorer: Discovering Trees: What Will You Find? Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781635863468
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 8th, 2021

Backpack Explorer: Discovering Trees encourages junior naturalists to step outside and get curious about the trees they see, whether in their backyard, in their neighborhood, in a park, or on a trail.


My Book of Animal Opposites: Big or Small, Loud or Quiet: 141 Animals from Around the World Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781950500741
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Published: duopress - September 14th, 2021

Big or small? Loud or quiet?