STEAM Books

Reading to my kids is usually my favorite part of the day. We love to read picture books together, and it is even better when the books have STEAM concepts or themes included. I’m trying to find the best STEAM books for kids and share our reviews of them here on the blog. Read along with us and foster a life long love of reading and learning in your kids with these fun and educational STEAM books. 

Latest STEAM Book Reviews

The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach | STEAM Children’s Book Review

Today’s Friday Favorite STEAM book is “The Very Impatient Caterpillar” by Ross Burach. This was another great find from my son’s elementary school book fair last fall.  This spring during distance learning my son had an assignment about the lifecycle of caterpillars. He had to draw the lifecycle...

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! by Lucille Colandro | STEAM Book Review

Today’s Friday Favorite STEAM book is There was an Old Astronaut who Swallowed the Moon! By Lucille Colandro and illustrated by Jared Lee. This is part of the popular There was an Old Lady series of books, but this time the Old Lady becomes an Old Astronaut! We have several books from the Old...

How to Catch a Unicorn | STEAM Children’s Book Review

This week’s Friday Favorite STEAM book is “How to Catch a Unicorn” by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton.  This book was another wonderful surprise that was gifted to my daughter for her birthday last year. It has been one of her (and my son’s) favorite books since then.  BOOK OVERVIEW: We...

What Not to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day by Martha Simpson | STEAM Children’s Book Review

Today’s Friday Favorite STEAM Book is “What Not to Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day” written by Martha Simpson and illustrated by Jana Christy. I selected this book in celebration of Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday. My brother and his sweet family recently sent my kids this book, and we all love it!...

When Dinosaurs Came with Everything by Elise Broach | Children’s STEAM Book Review

I’m going to try something new and start sharing our favorite STEAM Books on Fridays! If you’ve been following me for awhile you’ll remember that about once a month I share my review of a new STEAM book. But I also have lots of STEAM books that aren’t brand new at home that my family loves to read...

The New Girl Code by Niki Smit | STEAM Book for Girls

The New Girl Code by Niki Smit is a book all about getting 9 to 15 year old girls into science and technology. It is created by a non-profit (Inspiring Fifty) aimed at helping underprivileged girls get into STEM. I was given a copy of the book to read and review on my blog and help spread the word...

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum on PBS Kids & Ordinary People Change the World books by Brad Meltzer

Children's STEAM TV Show and Book Review A few months ago, Penguin Young Readers told me about the upcoming premier of Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum on PBS Kids. It's a TV show based on the popular book series Ordinary People Change the World by Brad Meltzer. Xavier Riddle and Secret Museum...

We Are Brilliant! A STEM Workbook for Future Leaders by Audrey Shawley of Boundless Brilliance | Children’s STEAM book review

Boundless Brilliance is a 501c3 non-profit based in Los Angeles County, California, but they have a long-term goal to expand across the United States. Their mission is to educate, empower, and engage students in order to close the gender gap in STEM fields in generations to come. Boundless...

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty | Children’s STEAM Book Review

My friend gave my daughter Rosie Revere, Engineer a few years ago because it reminded her of me, and she knew it would be something I'd love for my kids. Since then this book has been in rotation during our daily reading sessions. The Rosie Revere, Engineer book came up during my interview with...

5 Back to School Children’s STEAM Book Reviews

It's back to school time! Both my kids started school last week. My son is in kindergarten and my daughter is in half-day 2's preschool a few days a week. My kids on their first day of school This week I'm featuring reviews of five great back to school books from Penguin Random House. My kids...

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