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  • Darcy Pattison
  • Peter Willis
  • 8.5" x 8.5"
  • 32 in each, 7 complete ebooks
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Moments in Science

Award Winning Series - MOMENTS IN SCIENCE 

Get the 7-eBooks Bundle - 25% OFF Single Titles 

 This 7-book series looks at small moments in the history of science when something changed. Click on the book covers for more information about each title.


  • Junior Library Guild Selection
  • Starred Review
  • NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books
  • NSSTA Notable Social Studies Book
  • Eureka! Nonfiction Honor (California Reading Association)

BURN: Michael Faraday’s Candle

Reproduces the classic Christmas children's lecture on how a candle burns given by Michael Faraday in 1848. Great for studying light.

CLANG! Ernst Chladni’s Sound Experiments

What if your science experiments were so interesting that even an Emperor wanted to know more? Great for studying sound. 

2019 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book.

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POLLEN: Darwin’s 130 Year Prediction

How long does it take for science to find an answer to a problem? Sometimes, it takes 130 years! Great for study of pollen, spring flowers, and plant structures.

2019 Junior Library Guild selection, starred Kirkus review, Eureka Nonfiction Honor (California Reading Association), NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book.

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ECLIPSE: How the 1919 Eclipse Proved Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity

In simple language, this nonfiction illustrated picture book explains how the push (acceleration) and pull (gravity) of space affects light. Great for the study of push-pull and light. Get ready now for the 2024 U.S. eclipse. (Try our downloadable Flip Book activity.) 


EROSION: How Hugh Bennett Saved America’s Soil and Stopped the Dust Bowl

When the dust storms of the 1930s threatened to destroy U.S. farming and agriculture, Hugh Bennett knew what to do. Great for the study of erosion, farming, and soil.

2021 Notable Social Studies Book


A.I. How Patterns Helped Artificial Intelligence Defeat World Champion Lee Sedol

This story introduces concepts of artificial intelligence and helps kids understand the challenges and the promise of working with A.I.

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FEVER: How Tu Youyou Used Traditional Chinese Medicine to Find a Cure for Malaria

Courage, resilience, and perseverance--follow the struggles of Nobel Prize scientist Tu Youyou as she works to find a cure to malaria.

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