STEM/STEAM Books for Grades 3-6

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Diverse STEM Books for Upper Elementary School

STEM teaching has never been more important. It's essential that the books we choose reflect our students so that they can see themselves in STEM/STEAM professions. Our STEM book collections contain high-quality, engaging books and include the work of many award-winning and renowned authors and illustrators. We offer many science, technology, engineering, and math titles appropriate for third through sixth grade, many of which illuminate the contributions of people of color and other marginalized groups to the STEM fields. Learn about Soichiro Honda, who dreamed of engines and created one of the world's most successful car companies; Vivien Thomas, a medical pioneer whose work has saved thousands of lives; and Valentina Cruz, who works to protect the wildlife of the Galápagos Islands.

While most books are nonfiction, appropriate fiction has also been included. If you are looking for books to hook a STEM-minded student or hoping to bring a more culturally relevant approach to your STEM teaching, our books are the perfect resource.

Can't find exactly what you're looking for? Build a collection that truly represents your student demographics by getting in touch with us to build a custom school order.

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Tankborn

By Karen Sandler

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Tiny Stitches

By Gwendolyn Hudson Hooks

Illustrated by Colin Bootman

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Making Magic Windows

By Carmen Lomas Garza

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Everglades Forever

By Trish Marx

Illustrated by Cindy Karp

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We

By Alice Schertle

Illustrated by Kenneth Addison

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Selvakumar Knew Better

By Virginia Kroll

Illustrated by Xiaojun Li

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Prairie Dog Song

By Susan L. Roth

Illustrated by Susan L. Roth

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A Man Called Raven

By Richard Van Camp

Illustrated by George Littlechild

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Puffling Patrol

By Ted Lewin

Illustrated by Ted Lewin

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Confetti

By Pat Mora

Illustrated by Enrique O. Sanchez

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The East-West House

By Christy Hale

Illustrated by Christy Hale

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Vanishing Cultures: Amazon Basin

By Jan Reynolds

Illustrated by Jan Reynolds

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Vanishing Cultures: Down Under

By Jan Reynolds

Illustrated by Jan Reynolds

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Vanishing Cultures: Far North

By Jan Reynolds

Illustrated by Jan Reynolds

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Vanishing Cultures: Himalaya

By Jan Reynolds

Illustrated by Jan Reynolds