11 Dec 2017
The National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council announced the list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students Grades K-12. The list comprises 53 titles and The Quarto Group boasts 5 of those titles.
- It's a Fungus Among Us (9781633221543, $14.95, MoonDance Press) by Carla Billups and Dawn Cusick
- Seagrass Dreams (9781633221253, $17.95, Seagrass Press) by Kathleen Hanes, illustrated by Chloe Bonfield
-Animal Journal: Land Mammals of the World (9781633221963, $19.95, Walter Foster Jr) by Juan Carlos Alonso, illustrated by Juan Carlos Alonso
- It Starts with a Seed (9781910277263, $18.95, words & pictures) by Laura Knowles, illustrated by Jennie Webber
- The Street Beneath My Feet (9781682971369, $22.95, words & pictures) by By Charlotte Guillain, illustrated by Yuval Zommer
They have also announced the Best STEM Trade Books for Students K-12 for 2018, also a cooperative project of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Children's Book Council (CBC). The Quarto Group has 1 book on the list.
How Could We Harness a Hurricane? (9781633222465, $16.95, Seagrass Press) By Vicki Cobb
"We are thrilled to be recognized by the NSTA. Quarto's mission to grow the children's business and diversify our list over the past 3 years is evident. Garnering recognition for such a young program is proof that our teams are talented and dedicated to building literacy skills through engaging science content. We look forward to continuing to publish high-quality nonfiction books for children for years to come," said David Breuer, Chief Creative Officer.
"We are thrilled to be recognized by the NSTA" - David Breuer, Chief Creative Officer.
About the Outstanding Science Trade Books List
Reading science trade books is the perfect way for students to build literacy skills while learning science content. The books that appear in these lists were selected as outstanding children's science trade books. They were chosen by a book review panel appointed by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and assembled in cooperation with the Children's Book Council (CBC). NSTA and CBC have joined forces on this bibliographic project since 1973, when the list was known as Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children and was primarily targeted at grades K through 8. Beginning in 2002, the list has been expanded to include high school as well. For more information
About the Best STEM Books List
Reading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) trade books is the perfect way for students to develop literacy skills while learning STEM content. Building upon a strong legacy of several decades of recommending outstanding science trade books, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) appointed a judging panel that has selected its annual list of Best STEM Books. For more information