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Ages 3-5

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11 Experiments That Failed by  Jenny Offill
A hyper-curious young girl tries a series of wacky experiments, such as seeing if a piece of bologna will fly like a frisbee and determining whether seedlings will grow if watered with expensive perfume, and then must suffer the consequences of experiments gone awry.
Ada Twist by Andrea Beaty
Ada Twist is a very inquisitive girl who shows curiosity by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world just like a scientist.
Big Bug by Henry Cole
Beginning with a bug, various objects are revealed as being big and small in comparison with other objects on a farm under the big, big sky.
Billions of Bricks by Kurt Cyrus
A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of a construction worker building with bricks.
Cece Loves Science by  Kimberly Derting
Cece, a budding and inquisitive scientist, and her equally curious best friend Isaac conduct experiments to see whether Cece's dog Einstein will eat his vegetables.
Charlotte the Scientist Is Squished by  Camille Andros
Charlotte, a serious scientist and a bunny, uses the scientific method to solve her problem: being squished by her many brothers and sisters.
Crash! Boom! : A Math Tale by  Robie H Harris
Build, balance, count - question, estimate, measure - predict, crash, and build again with Elephant and a bucket full of blocks. Follow along as Elephant goes through the ups and downs of creating something new and finally celebrates the job of pride and success.
How to Code a Sandcastle by  Josh Funk
Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, need to build a sandcastle before summer vacation is over, and they're going to do it using code.
Pirate, Viking, & Scientist by Jared Chapman
A pirate and a Viking fight to become the very best friend of a kid scientist, who meanwhile devises the perfect formula for all three friends to play happily together.
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by  Mark Pett
Beatrice is so well-known for never making a mistake that she is greeted each morning by fans and reporters, but a near-error on the day of the school talent show could change everything.
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
A little girl has a wonderful idea. With the help of her canine assistant, she is going to make the most magnificent thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just how it will work. But making the most magnificent thing turns out to be harder than she thinks.
Two Problems for Sophia by Jim Averbeck
Sophia is happy to have Noodle, her One True Desire, yet her new pet comes with two giraffe-sized problems.
Water is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle by Miranda Paul
A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways.
Updated 04/18/2019