ERIC Number: ED356950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children in 1990.
National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.
This annotated bibliography contains selected children's science trade books published in 1990. The books are aimed primarily at preschool to eighth grade and evaluated by a special book review subcommittee appointed by the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. Selections are based on three criteria: accuracy, readability, and pleasing format. Each annotation includes grade levels for each book, International Standard Book Numbers, book prices accurate as of January 1991, and availability of paperback editions. The bibliography contains a total of 90 entries. The books are presented in eight categories: (1) "Animals" (26 entries); (2) "Archeology and Paleontology" (7 entries); (3) "Space Science and Astronomy" (4 entries); (4) "Earth Science and Life Science" (18 entries); (5) "Environment and Conservation" (17 entries); (6) "Medical and Health Sciences" (8 entries); (7) "Physics, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics" (5 entries); and (8) "Observation" (5 entries). (MDH)
Descriptors: Animals, Annotated Bibliographies, Archaeology, Biological Sciences, Book Reviews, Books, Childrens Literature, Conservation (Environment), Earth Science, Elementary Education, Environment, Instructional Materials, Mathematics, Medicine, Physics, Reading Materials, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Materials, Space Sciences, Technology
NSTA-Children's Book Council, 568 Broadway, New York, NY 10012 (5-20 copies, $0.90; over 20 copies, $0.75).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.