STEAM Summer Reading List

RECENTLY UPDATED: Books for readers of all ages!

Summer is a great time to unwind with some reading. Whether in a hammock, under (or up in) a tree, on the beach, or tucked away in a corner, reading doesn’t have to be a chore if you can help identify high-interest books. Here are some quality STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Arts, and Math) picks for kids and adults, who are into coding and robotics!

From board books to rhyming verse, these picture books will appeal to those who like being read to and those who are learning to read or reading to learn!

Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

Ada Twist, Scientist

Ada Twist’s Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists

Addy-Matic and the Toasteriffic!

Baby Code!

Bitty Bot

Bitty Bot’s Big Beach Getaway

Boy + Bot

Clink

DOLL-E 1.0

Everything Robotics (National Geographic Kids)

Grace Hopper, Queen of Computer Code

Hello Ruby, Adventures in Coding

How to Code a Sandcastle

If I Built a Car

If You’re a Robot and You Know It

Iggy Peck, Architect

Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects

Little Bot and Sparrow

Little Robot

Margaret and the Moon

Pete the Cat, Robo Pete

Robots (National Geographic Kids)

Robot, Go Bot!

Robots, Robots Everywhere!

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Robo-Sauce

Rube Goldberg, Simple Normal Humdrum School Day

The Bot that Scott Built

The Most Magnificent Thing

Violet the Pilot

What Do You Do with an Idea?

What Do You Do with a Problem?

Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers?

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Have children ready for longer stories? Introduce them to these select chapter chapters of all reading levels. Many are part of a series focused on lovable characters like Ada Lace and Secret Coders; like one, read them all!

Ada Lace, on the Case

Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader

Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission

Ada Lace Sees Red

Ada Lace Sees Red

Code It! Create It!: Ideas & Inspiration for Coding

Crack the Code!: Activities, Games and Puzzles that Reveal the World of Coding

Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior

(Girls Who Code)

Goldie Blox and the Three Dares

Here’s Hank: Robot on the Loose

Hidden Figures Young Readers’ Edition

House of Robots

House of Robots: Robots Go Wild!

House of Robots: Robot Revolution

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition)

Lauren Ipsum: A Story about Computer Science and Other Impossible Things

Lights, Music, Code! #3 (Girls Who Code)

Lucy’s Lab: Nuts About Science

Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and the Game That Changed Everything

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Secret Coders

Secret Coders: Paths and Portals

Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters

Secret Coders: Robots & Repeats

Secret Coders: Secrets & Sequences

Selfie Sam’s Coder Club: Adventures in Scratch

Space Engineer and Scientist Margaret Hamilton

Team BFF: Race to the Finish! #2

The Friendship Code #1 (Girls Who Code)

The Wild Robot Escapes

Zoey and Sassafras, Dragons and Marshmallows

Bookmark this article! Coming soon: books for adults too.

Posted on:

Jun 4, 2018

Posted by:

Darri Stephens

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