Thursday, May 3, 2018

32 Picture Books for Young Engineers in Grades K-3

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from Those Darn Squirrels
Grades K-1

  1. Belloni, Giulia. (2013). Anything is Possible. Illustrated by Marco Trevisan and Kite Edizioni. Toronto, ON: Owlkids Books, Inc.
  2. Calmenson, Stephanie. "The Engineer." from Sylvia Vardell's The Poetry of Science: The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science for KIDS (p. 130). Princeton, NJ: Pomelo Books. 
  3. Dotlich, Rebecca Kai. "The Crane Operator." from Sylvia Vardell's The Poetry of Science: The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science for KIDS (p. 132). Princeton, NJ: Pomelo Books. 
  4. Jeffers, Oliver. (2011). Stuck. New York: Philomel Books. (740L) 
  5. Hale, Christy. (2012). Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building. New York: Lee & Low Books.
  6. Kügler, Tina. (2015). In Mary’s Garden. Illustrated by Carson Kügler. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.  
  7. Lewis, J. Patrick. "The 'Black Leonardo." from Sylvia Vardell's The Poetry of Science: The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science for KIDS (p. 128). Princeton, NJ: Pomelo Books.
  8. Maier, Brenda. (2018). The Little Red Fort. Illustrated by Sonia Sanchez. New York: Scholastic Press.
  9. Monroe, Chris. (2013). Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Seaside Shenanigans.  Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books.
  10. Monroe, Chris. (2013). Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Noisy Problem.  Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books.
  11. Rubin, Adam. (2011). Those Darn Squirrels. Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers. (600L)
  12. Spires, Ashley. (2014). The Most Magnificent Thing. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press.
  13. Spires, Ashley. (2018). La idea más maravillosa / The Most Magnificent Thing. Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press.
  14. Van Dusen, Chris. (2007). If I Built a Car. New York: Puffin.
  15. Van Dusen, Chris. (2012). If I Built a House. New York: Puffin.
  16. from the Most Magnificent Thing.
  17. Zelvar, Patricia. (2005).  The Wonderful Towers of Watts. Illustrated by Frane Lessac. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press. (860L)



from Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking
Stream of Inventions.
 

Grades 2-3
  1. Barton, Chris. (2016). Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions. Illustrated by Don Tate. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge. (820L) 
  2. Beaty, Andrea.  (2013). Rosie Revere, Engineer. Illustrated by David Roberts. New York: Harry N. Abrams. (860L)
  3. Beaty, Andrea. (2018). Ada Magnífica, científica/Ada Twist, Scientist. Illustrated by David Roberts. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
  4. Beaty, Andrea.  (2017). Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold EngineersIllustrated by David Roberts. New York: Harry N. Abrams. (96 pp)
  5. Breen, Steve. (2008). Violet the Pilot. New York: Dial Books. (740L)
  6. Davis, Kathryn Gibbs. (2014). Mr. Ferris and His Wheel. Illustrated by Gilbert Ford. Boston, MA: HMH Books for Young Readers. (900L)
  7. Fleming, Candace. (2013).  Papa’s Mechanical FishIllustrated by Boris Kulikov. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (480L)
  8. Ford, Gilbert. (2016). The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring: The Accidental Invention of the Toy That Swept the Nation. New York: Atheneum. (880L)
  9. Ignotofsky, Rachel. (2016). "Edith Clarke," "Hertha Ayrton," "Tessy Thomas," and "Lilian Gilbreth." from Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World.  New York: Ten Speed Press. 
    from The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
  10. Kamkwamba, William and Bryan Mealer. (2012). The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon. New York: Dial. (910L)
  11.  McCully, Emily Arnold. (2006). Marvelous Mattie. New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (760L) Kathryn Gibbs Davis Kathryn Gibbs Davis
  12. Salas, Laura Purdie. "The Great Pyramid of Giza (Completed around 2570 BC." from Sylvia Vardell's The Poetry of Science: The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science for KIDS (p. 134). Princeton, NJ: Pomelo Books. 
  13. Shapiro, J.H. (2015). Magic Trash: A Story of Tyree Guyton and His Art. Illustrated by  Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge. (650L)
  14. van Reek, Wouter. (2008). Coppernickel,  The Invention. Brooklyn, NY: Enchanted Lion Books. .
  15. Waters, Charles. "Foundation (Don't Rush It!)." from Sylvia Vardell's The Poetry of Science: The Poetry Friday Anthology for Science for KIDS (p. 136). Princeton, NJ: Pomelo Books. 
  16. Yamada, Kobi. (2016). What Do you Do With a Problem? Illustrated by Mae Besom. Compendium Inc. (500L)


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