STEAM Booklist: Engineering, picture book biographies

Collection by JD Berry

21 
Pins
 • 
21 
Followers
JD Berry
Parker County Library Association- Isaac Newton by Kathleen Krull Great Fire Of London, The Great Fire, Newtons Laws, Library Association, 6th Grade Science, Isaac Newton, County Library, Physical Science, Calculus

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by Boris Kulikov Obsessive, vindictive, and secretive, Issac Newton was also brilliant as he invented calculus and figured out the scientific explanation of gravity in 17th-century England, a time of plague, the Great Fire of London, and two revolutions.

The shape of the world : a portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright / K. Going ; [illustrated by] Lauren Stringer A little boy who loves to find shapes in nature grows up to be one of America's greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright, Art Books For Kids, Childrens Books, Art For Kids, The Hundreds, Zaha Hadid, Triangles, Good Books, My Books

THE SHAPE OF THE WORLD | Kirkus Reviews

The shape of the world : a portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright / K.L. Going ; [illustrated by] Lauren Stringer A little boy who loves to find shapes in nature grows up to be one of America's greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright

2010 - The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth by Kathleen Krull - This picture-book biography explains how Farnsworth held on to his dream to develop television and the scientific concepts behind it. Philo Farnsworth, Great Inventions, Make Pictures, Children's Literature, Boys Who, Science And Technology, Science Education, Educational Technology, So Little Time

Children's Book Review: The Boy Who Invented TV: The Story of Philo Farnsworth by Kathleen Krull, Author, Greg Couch, Illustrator , illus. by Greg Couch. Knopf $16.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-375-84561-1

The boy who invented TV : the story of Philo Farnsworth by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by Greg Couch This fascinating picture-book biography of Philo Farnsworth covers his early interest in machines and electricity, leading up to how he put it all together in one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century.

Lexile: Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine by Heather Lang. the life of Ruth Law, who, in was determined to fly from Chicago to New York in one day, a feat never before attempted. American Library Association, Teacher Association, Quiet Confidence, Mentor Texts, World Of Books, Women In History, Read Aloud, The Life, Book Lists

FEARLESS FLYER | Kirkus Reviews

Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine by Heather Lang and illustrated by Raúl Colón Lang’s portrait commemorates the centennial of Ruth Law’s record-breaking flight from Chicago to New York grades

Information about the book, Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions: the Nonfiction, Hardcover, by Chris Barton (Charlesbridge, May African American Inventors, African American History, Chris Barton, Nasa Engineer, Non Fiction, Historical Fiction, Children's Literature, American Literature, Science Fair

WHOOSH! | Kirkus Reviews

Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Chris Barton and illustrated by Don Tate. Lonnie Johnson always tinkered with something. As a kid, he built rockets and launched them in the park amid a crowd of friends. As an adult he worked for NASA. But nothing is as memorable in the minds of kids as his most famous invention (to date): the Super-Soaker.

So you want to be an inventor? by Judith St. George and illustrated by David Small Presents some of the characteristics of inventors by describing the inventions of people such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and Eli Whitney. Invention Convention, Eli Whitney, Thematic Units, Science Lessons, Science Kits, Science Fair, Social Science, Inspirational Books, Social Studies

SO YOU WANT TO BE AN INVENTOR? | Kirkus Reviews

So you want to be an inventor? by Judith St. George and illustrated by David Small Presents some of the characteristics of inventors by describing the inventions of people such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and Eli Whitney.

Encore -- Who says women can't be computer programmers? : the story of Ada Lovelace / Tanya Lee Stone ; illustrated by Marjorie Priceman. Ada Lovelace, Mighty Girl, Alan Turing, Who Said, Women In History, Nonfiction Books, American Artists, New Pictures, Biography

Children's Book Review: Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers? The Story of Ada Lovelace by Tanya Lee Stone, illus. by Marjorie Priceman. Holt/Ottaviano, $18.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-62779-299-8

Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers? the Story of Ada Lovelace by Tanya Lee Stone and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman "Known as "The Enchantress of Numbers" by many inventors and mathematicians of the 19th century, Ada Lovelace is recognized today as history's first computer programmer; grades 1-3.

(Simon & Schuster) Get to know Zaha Hadid in this nonfiction picture book about the famed architect’s life and her triumph over adversity from celebrated author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. Tamizo Architects, Zaha Hadid Architects, New Books, Good Books, Nonfiction Books For Kids, Dubai, Futuristic Home, H Design, Design Blogs

THE WORLD IS NOT A RECTANGLE | Kirkus Reviews

The world is not a rectangle : a portrait of architect Zaha Hadid by Jeanette Winter A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.

The Hardcover of the The Fabulous Flying Machines of Alberto Santos-Dumont by Victoria Griffith, Eva Montanari Reading Online, Books Online, Good Books, Books To Read, Abrams Books, Five In A Row, Reading Levels, Victoria, Free Ebooks

THE FABULOUS FLYING MACHINES OF ALBERTO SA... | Kirkus Reviews

The Fabulous Flying Machines of Alberto Santos-Dumont by Victoria Griffith and illustrated by Eva Montanari While the Wright Brothers were gliding over Kitty Hawk, the charming Brazilian Alberto Santos-Dumont was making his own mark on the history of flight.

Read "John Deere, That's Who!" by Tracy Nelson Maurer available from Rakuten Kobo. Back in the who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that. Tracy Nelson, Trade Books, Book Challenge, Science Books, Children's Literature, Used Books, Nonfiction Books, Biography, The Book

JOHN DEERE, THAT'S WHO! | Kirkus Reviews

John Deere, that's who by Tracy Nelson Maurer and illustrated by Tim Zeltner In 1836, John Deere—then a young, white Vermont father and blacksmith—moved to Illinois to settle debts brought on by two forge fires—and wound up inventing a superior plow.

Buy George Washington Carver by Tonya Bolden at Mighty Ape NZ. This book reveals what an exceptionally uncommon man George Washington Carver was: trailblazing scholar, innovative scientist, pioneering conservation. George Washington Carver, State College, Iowa State, Reading Levels, Book Lists, Biography, Social Studies, Nonfiction, The Book

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER | Kirkus Reviews

George Washington Carver by Tonya Bolden With imagination and intellect, George Washington Carver developed hundreds of unexpected products from everyday plants. Carver was trailblazing scholar, innovative scientist, pioneering conservationist, and impassioned educator.

 Spic-and-Span!: Lillian Gilbreth’s Wonder Kitchen. by David Parkins. ISBN JLG Level: BE : Biography Elementary (Grades A Banker, a Painter, and a Music Maker: Inspirational Picture Book Biographies │ JLG’s Booktalks to Go New Books, Books To Read, Two Movies, Penguin Random House, Book Lists, Biography, Nonfiction, Childrens Books, This Book

Spic-and-Span!

Spic-and-Span!: Lillian Gilbreth's Wonder Kitchen by Monica Kulling and illustrated by David Parkins Lillian Gilbreth was the first woman elected to the National Academy of Engineering. A leading efficiency expert, she was also an industrial engineer, a psychologist, an author, a professor, and an inventor.

Arts - Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey and Dow Phumiruk (Vietnam Veterans Memorial) Maya Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Women In History, American Artists, Book Lists, Childrens Books, Memories, Pictures, Picture Books

MAYA LIN | Kirkus Reviews

Maya Lin : artist-architect of light and lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey and illustrated by Dow Phumiruk The bold story of Maya Lin, the artist-architect who designed the Vietnam War Memorial.

Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World: Elizabeth Rusch, Oliver Dominguez. Move over, Thomas Edison! Nikola Tesla takes the spotlight in a biography of the man who pioneered modern electrical engineering — and changed the course of history. Nikola Tesla Inventions, Tesla Lighter, Nicola Tesla, Tesla S, Thing 1, Electrical Engineering, The Life, Retro, New York

ELECTRICAL WIZARD | Kirkus Reviews

Electrical wizard : how Nikola Tesla lit up the world by Elizabeth Rusch and illustrated by Oliver Dominguez An introduction to the life and contributions of Nikola Tesla covers his innovations in the field of alternating current and his role in the development of such inventions as remote controls, fluorescent lights, and cell phones.

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark- The inspiring story of Grace Hopper, the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science, is told in an engaging picture book biography. The Computer, Computer Science, Computer Hacker, Computer Literacy, Computer Books, Media Literacy, Nonfiction Books For Kids, Thing 1, Science Books

GRACE HOPPER | Kirkus Reviews

Grace Hopper : queen of computer code written by Laurie Wallmark and illustrated by Katy Wu This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.

Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives Biography Activity: Have students brainstorm and see if they can come up with their own inventions. Edison Inventions, Story Of The World, Mentor Texts, Children's Literature, Book Lists, Reading Lists, Childrens Books, My Books, Kids

Children's Book Review: Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta. Holt/Ottaviano, $16.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-8050-9108-3

Timeless Thomas : how Thomas Edison changed our lives by Gene Barretta