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We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite STEM books for all ages. If there is a book you think should be on this list, let us know at Contact Us.

Children's books

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Anything is Possible by Giulia Belloni
Awesome Dawson by Chris Gall
The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman
Coppernickel, The Invention by Wouter van Reek
Creature Features by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
The Doctor With an Eye for Eyes by Julia Mosca & Daniel Rieley
Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams
Gravity by Jason Chin
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
How Do You Lift A Lion? by Robert E Wells
If You Hopped Like A Frog by David M. Schwartz
Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty
Inchworm and a Half by Elinor J Pinczes
Incredible Inventions by Lee Bennett Hopkins and Julia Sarcone-Roach
Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne
Math Curse by Jon Sciezka and Lane Smith
The Most Magnificient Thing by Ashley Spires
On A Beam of Light by Jennifer Berne
Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
Shark Lady by Jess Keating
Sky High by Germano Zullo
Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes by Nicola Davies
Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing by April Jones Prince
Violet the Pilot by Steve Breen
What Do You Do with an Idea? by Kobi Yamada
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell by Tanya Lee Stone
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain by Joann Deak

Young Adult Novels

3:59 by Gretchen McNeil
Adaptation (series) by Malinda Lo
The Angel Experiment (series) by James Patterson
The Bar Code Tattoo by Suzanne Weyn
Cinder (series) by Marissa Meyer
The Declaration (series) by Gamma Malley
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Ender’s Game (series) by Orson Scott Card
Fever Crumb (series) by Phillip Reeve
Frost (series) by Kate Avery Ellison
A Girl Named Digit (series) Annabel Monaghan
The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
Into the Parallel (series) by Robin Brande
Leviathan (series) Scott Westerfeld
Life As We Know It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Math Girls by Hiroshi Yuki
The Maze Runner (series) by James Dashner
Partials (series) by Dan Wells
Rash by Peter Hautman
Ticker by Lisa Mantchev
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
Trouble with Lichen by John Wyndham
The Uglies (series) Scott Westerfeld
Unwind by Neal Schusterman
Virals (series) by Kathy Reichs

Adult Fiction

The Bug by Ellen Ullman
Deception Point by Dan Brown
Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Jurrasic Park by Michael Chrichton
Proof by David Auburn

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Adult Nonfiction