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 Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine
Ada Twist’s Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists
Addy-Matic and the Toasteriffic!
Everything Robotics (National Geographic Kids)
Grace Hopper, Queen of Computer Code
Hello Ruby, Adventures in Coding
Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects
Robots (National Geographic Kids)
Rube Goldberg, Simple Normal Humdrum School Day
What Do You Do with a Problem?
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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, Take Me to Your Leader
Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission
Code It! Create It!: Ideas & Inspiration for Coding
Crack the Code!: Activities, Games and Puzzles that Reveal the World of Coding
Goldie Blox and the Three Dares
Here’s Hank: Robot on the Loose
Hidden Figures Young Readers’ Edition
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: 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)
Zoey and Sassafras, Dragons and Marshmallows
Bookmark this article! Coming soon: books for adults too.