010 – Bibliographies

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Science Experiments Index for Young People: Fourth Edition Pilger, Mary Anne 016.507 Pil

500 – Pure Science

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Science by design : construct a boat, catapult, glove, and greenhouse TERC 507.1 S35 Intermediate (6-8) 2014 SB&F Best list
Galapagos : a natural history Nicholls, Henry 508.8 Nic Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Buried glory : portraits of Soviet scientists 509.2 Har Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Boltzmann's Tomb: Travels in Search of Science Green, Bill 500 Gre Advanced (9-12)
The Farthest Shore: A 21st Century Guide to Space Pelton, Joseph N.; Buckley, Angelia P. 500.5 Far Advanced (9-12)
We Dare You! Hundreds of Fun Science Bets, Challenges, and Experiments You Can Do at Home Cobb, Vicki; Darling, Kathy 507.8 Cob Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
Don't Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style Olso, Randy 501.4 Ols Advanced (9-12)
Every Season Rotner, Shelley; Woodhull, Anne Love 508.2 Rot Primary (K-2), Elementary (3-5) Additional Resources
Why Sh*t Happens: The Science of a Really Bad Day Bentley, Peter J. 502 Ben
100 Greatest Science Discoveries of All Time Haven, Hendall 509 Hav Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12)

520 – Astronomy

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Sun Taylor-Butler, Christine 523.7 Tay Elementary (3-5) 2014 SB&F Best List
Starfinder : the complete beginner's guide to the night sky Stott, Carole 523.8 Sto Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Solar system through infographics Higgins, Nadia 523.2 Hig Elementary (3-5) 2014 SB&F Best List
Moon Taylor-Butler, Christine 523.3 Tay Elementary (3-5) 2014 SB&F Best List
Planet Saturn Squire, Ann 523.4 Squ Elementary (3-5) 2014 SB&F Best List
Planet Earth Taylor-Butler, Christine 525 Tay Elementary (3-5) 2014 SB&F Best List
Copernicus complex : our cosmic significance in a universe of planets and probabilities Scharf, Caleb A. 523.1 Sch Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Astrophysicist and space advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson Ventura, Marne 523 Ven Elementary (3-5) 2014 SB&F Best List
Artificial satellites and how to observe them Schmude, Richard W. 523.9 Sch Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
There Once Was a Sky Full of Stars Crelin, Bob 522 Cre

530 – Physical Sciences

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Zoom : how everything moves : from atoms and galaxies to blizzards and bees Berman, Bob 531.1 Ber Intermediate (6-8) 2014 SB&F Best List
Time reborn : from the crisis in physics to the future of the universe Smolin, Lee 530.1 Smo Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Particle at the end of the universe : how the hunt for the Higgs boson leads us to the edge of a new world Carroll, Sean M. 539.7 Car Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Niels Bohr and the quantum atom : the Bohr model of atomic structure, 1913-1925 Kragh, Helge 539.7 Kra Advanced (9-12) 2014 SB&F Best List
Quantum Physics for Poets Lederman, Leon; Hill, Christopher 530.14 Led Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12)
Judging Edward Teller: A Closer Look at One o the Most Influential Scientists of teh Twentieth Century Hargittai, Istvan 530.092 Har Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12)
North Pole, South Pole: The Epic Quest to Solve the Great Mystery of Earth's Magnetism Turner, Gillian 538.72 Tur Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12)
Newton and Me Mayer, Lynne 530 May Primary (K-2)
Light Riley, Peter 535.078 Ril Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
Electricity Claybourne, Anna 537 Cla Primary (K-2), Elementary (3-5)

540 – Chemistry

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe Gray, Theodore 546 Gra Advanced (9-12)
Mixing and Separating Oxlade, Chris 546 Oxl Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
Ace Your Chemistry Science Project: Great Science Fair Ideas Gardener, Robert; et al. 540.78 Gar Elementary (3-5) Additional Resources
Easy Genius Science Projects with Chemistry: Great Experiments and Ideas Gardner, Robert 540.78 Gar Elementary (3-5) Additional Resources
Marie Curie: Discoverer of Radium Poynter, Margaret 540.92 Poy Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
It's Elementary: How Chemistry Rocks Our World Winston, Robert 546 Win
Just Add Water: Science Projects You Can Sink, Squirt, Splash, Sail. 546 Jus Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discover That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler Hager, Thomas 540.92 Hag
Acids and Bases Oxlade, Chris 546 Oxl Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8) Additional Resources
Cool Chemistry Concoctions: 50 Formulas that Fizz, Foam, Splatter & Ooze Rhatigan, Joe 540 Rha Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)

550 – Earth Sciences

Book CoverTitleAuthorCall NumberReading LevelAwardsResources
How the Weather Works Dorion, Christian 551.6 Dor Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
We Are the Weather Makers: The History of Climate Change Flannery, Tim 551.6 Wal Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12) Additional Resources
Great Shakes: The Science of Earthquakes Stille, Darlene 551.22 Sti Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8)
The 50 Most Extreme Places in Our Solar System Baker, David; Ratcliff, Todd 559.9 Bak Advanced (9-12)
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion Burns, Loree Griffin 551.46 Bur Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12) Additional Resources
Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge Cole, Joanna 551.6 Col Elementary (3-5), Intermediate (6-8), Advanced (9-12) 2011 SB&F Best List Additional Resources
Close to the Wind: The Beaufort Scale Malone, Peter 551.51 Mal Elementary (3-5)
An Ocean of Air: Why Wind Blows and Other Mysteries of the Atmosphere Walker, Gabrielle 551.509 Wal Advanced (9-12) Additional Resources
Let's Go Rock Collecting Gans, Roma 552 Gan
Over the Mountains: An Aerial View of Geology Collier, Michael 557 Col Advanced (9-12)