The Wonders of Nature
By Ben Hoare
Ages 7 to 9
Unearth the stories behind the natural world in this collection of amazing animals, plants, rocks and minerals, and microorganisms. With 100 remarkable items from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards—all rendered in detail with a photo and illustration—children will be captivated.
By Lucas Riera, Jack Tite
Ages 7 to 10
This exploration of animals that we have lost over the past century, from the California grizzly to the Persian tiger, aims to create awareness and inspire children to act responsibly toward their environment. Each animal’s story of how it came to extinction is told through graphically stunning illustrations and information packed spreads.
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020
By National Geographic Kids
Ages 8 to 12
The world’s best-selling almanac for kids is packed with amazing animals, cool inventions, dinosaurs, robots, maps, games, activities, and more—all in one “fun-tastic” volume. Repeatedly on the New York Times best seller list, the Almanac’s 10th anniversary edition features all-new content, interviews with explorers, plus a chapter of fun and games, including activities, jokes, and comics.
The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs
By America’s Test Kitchen Kids
Ages 8 to 12
Using kid-tested and approved recipes, America’s Test Kitchen has created THE baking cookbook every kid chef needs. Offering both sweet and savory recipes, chapters also include how-to information, fool-proof baking techniques, and step-by-step photos. Tested for quality, taste, ease, and availability of ingredients with encouraging testimonies from kid test cooks.
Code this Game! Make Your Game Using Python, Then Break Your Game to Create a New One!
By Meg Ray, Keith Zoo, Odd Dot
Ages 10 to 14
Code This Game! is a visual guide that teaches young readers how to program and create their very own video game. Each chapter introduces key coding concepts as kids build an action strategy game in Python, an open-source programming language. The book features an innovative stand-up format that allows kids to read, program, and play their game simultaneously.