We know how important it is for kids to get stuck into a good book - not only for their spelling and writing but also for their creativity and imagination.

With World Book Day coming up on April 23 and Engineers Week not far behind us, we thought we would tie those two events together and bring you some great books that will bee ideal for young minds that are interested in all things scientific.

Who knew there was such a varied selection?

These first few books below are aimed at the age bracket of 7-9-year-olds.

Audrey the Amazing Inventor by Rachel Valentine

Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming and Boris Kulikov

What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada

George’s Secret Key to the Universe by Lucy and Stephen Hawking

These following books are perfect for kids a little older, aged 9-12-years-old.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Tesla’s Attic by Neal Shusterman

Bright Sparks, Amazing Discoveries, Inventions and Designs by Women
by Owen O’ Doherty

And these books will hit the right note with young adults who enjoy stories that inspire.

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World by Rachel
Ignotofsky

 

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