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Fish TricksScience Books and Films Prizes for Excellence in Science Books

Read about the winners in the December 9, 2016 issue of Science Magazine.

Categories include: Children's Science Picture Book, Middle Grade Science Book, Hands-On Science Book, and Young Adult Science Book, with multiple entries in each category.


Grandma Says It's Good To Be Smart
by Ellie Schatz



Apples, Bubbles, and Crystals — Your Science ABCs
by Andrea T. Bennett and James H. Kessler
McGraw-Hill, 1996



Sunlight, Skyscrapers, and Soda Pop
The Wherever-You-Look Science Book

by Andrea T. Bennett and James H. Kessler
McGraw-Hill, 1997


Helping Your Child Learn Science
by Nancy Paulu with Margery Martin
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 1992


Chemistry for Every Kid
by Janice VanCleave
John Wiley & Sons, 1989



Teach Your Child Science
by Michael Shermer
Lowell House, 1989


123 Classic Science Tricks and Experiments
by Eli Lanners
Tab Books, 1987

More Science for You: 112 Illustrated Experiments
by Bob Brown
Tab Books, 1987


333 Science Tricks and Experiments
by Robert J. Brown
Tab Books, 1984




Entertaining Science Experiments with Everyday Objects
by Martin Gardner
Dover Publications, 1981



Science Experiments and Amusements for Children
by Charles Vivian
Dover Publications, 1967






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