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
Seymour Simon's extreme earth records Simon, Seymour 550 Sim Elementary (3-5) 2013 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12; 2012 SB&F Best List
Weather Banqueri, Eduardo 551.5 Ban
Snowflake Bentley Martin, Jacqueline Briggs 551.5 Mar Elementary (3-5) 1999 Caldecott Award
What is weather? Lawrence, Ellen 551.6 Law Elementary (3-5) 2012 SB&F Best List
Explore weather and climate! Reilly, Kathleen M 551.6 Rei Elementary (3-5) 2012 SB&F Best List
Saving a million species : extinction risk from climate change Lee Hannah 551.6 Sav Advanced (9-12) 2013 SB&F Best List
Experiments with rocks and minerals Hand, Carol 552 Han Elementary (3-5) 2012 SB&F Best List
How to be a rock collector Hyde, Natalie 552 Hyd Elementary (3-5) 2013 SB&F Best List
Black Gold: The Story of Oil in Our Lives Marrin, Albert 553.2 Mar Elementary (3-5) 2013 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People; 2013 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
101 American geo-sites you've gotta see Dickas, Albert B 557.3 Dic Advanced (9-12) 2013 SB&F Best List