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Looking for a Good Book?

By: Dr. Rosemary Davidson, STEM Coordinator
Curious about how the world works? Follow this link to the Back to STEM books recommended by Popular Science and the STRAND Bookstore in New York.

“Focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), these nonfiction books take often lofty topics and break them down into fascinating, slightly less technical lessons that are digestible for everyone. Whether you want to learn more about the vast universe or the smallest seeds, you’ll find it here!“ –The Strand.
  • Unthinkable by Helen Thomson
  • Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  • The World in a Grain by Vince Beiser
  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • She Has Her Mother’s Laugh by Carl Zimmer
  • The Big Ones by Lucy Jones
  • Gross Anatomy by Mara Altman
  • The Tangled Tree by David Quammen
Technology and Engineering
  • Valley of Genius by Adam Fisher
  • What the Future looks Like Edited by: Jim Al-Khalil
  • The Imagineers of War by Sharon Weinberger
  • The Perfectionists by Simon Winchester
  • A Big Bang in a Little Room by Zeeya Merali
  • Beyond Infinity by Eugenia Cheng
  • Lost in Math by Sabine Hossenfelder
  • Atom Land by Jon Butterworth
  • Magnitude by Kimberley Arcand and Meghan Watzkhe

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