Here’s a quick look at the books I’ve written so far. I’ve arranged them in order of their reading level/interest level, from youngest to oldest. If you’re interested in buying one of my books, you can find them in lots of online book stores, including
Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-million, and IndieBound.
If you click on the book cover image below, it will take you to a page where you can find out more about the book and explore some links related to the book’s topic. Once on the book’s page, selecting the book image will take you to the publisher’s page for that book. There are often links to other resources like teacher’s guides and related web sites. Many times, you can purchase the book there, too.
What Makes the Sky Blue? (grades K-3) Helps readers understand why the sky has the color it does. It includes an activity to further explore the science. Lexile 490, ATOS 2.9, Guided Reading Q
What Causes a Rainbow? (grades K-3) Helps readers explore the science behind rainbows. It includes an activity to further explore the science. Lexile 460, ATOS 3.0, Guided Reading Q
Coding 1,2,3 (grades 1-3) Introduces the concept of coding to readers. Includes an activity that does not require a computer. Lexile 390, Guided Reading K
Construction Vehicles (grades 1-3) Looks at different construction vehicles and their roles on a construction site. Includes STEM and career tie-ins.
Military Vehicles (grades 1-3) Explores some common military vehicles and the jobs they do. Includes STEM and career tie-ins.
Rescue Vehicles (grades 1-3) Explores basic rescue vehicles, along with their jobs. Includes STEM and career tie-ins.
Explore Atoms and Molecules! (grades 1-5) Packed with information and activities that encourage readers to actively explore atoms, molecules, elements, compounds, and chemical reactions. Lexile 710, Guided Reading W
Engineering the Eiffel Tower (grades 3-6) Looks at the civil engineering behind the building of the Eiffel Tower. Includes some of the history and controversy around the tower. Lexile 780, ATOS 5.4, Guided Reading S
Sports Science and Technology in the Real World (grades 3-6) Looks at a few of the many sports science fields and careers related to them. Lexile 770, ATOS 5.5, Guided Reading S
The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Sports Technology (grades 3-6) Looks at my picks for the biggest breakthroughs in sports technology throughout history. Lexile 690
12 Immigrants Who Made American Sports Great (grades 3-6) Profiles 12 immigrant athletes who had huge impacts on American sports.
History’s Forgotten War Stories (grades 3-6) Looks at 12 war-time stories throughout history that are not often talked about.
12 Epic Animal Adventures (grades 3-6) Looks at locations around the world where amazing animal sites can be seen.
12 Epic Races (grades 3-6) Looks at 12 races around the world that are epic in some way.
The Secret Lives of Plants! (grades 3-9) Graphic-novel style science book that explores the amazing science of plants. Lexile 740, ATOS 4.5
Werewolves and States of Matter (grades 3-9) Graphic-novel style science book that uses werewolves to explain the states of matter. Lexile 690, ATOS 4.3, Guided Reading S
Video Game Coding (grades 4-7) Takes a look at what a career in video game coding involves.
Wi-Fi (grades 4-7) Looks at the basic science behind wi-fi. Lexile 820
Coding Creations (grades 4-8) Designed for Makerspaces. Helps readers explore how to code in Scratch through four different projects. Guided Reading W
The Road to Upper and Lower Canada (grades 5-7) Written for the Canadian education market. Explores Canadian history from 1750 until the establishment of Upper and Lower Canada in 1791.
Nanotechnology (grades 6-12) Takes a look at the many different areas that deal with this tiny science. Lexile 1120, ATOS 8.3
All the secrets of the world are contained in books. Read at your own risk.
~ Lemony Snicket ~