Virtual STEM Fair: Summer Reading Camp

Enjoy the power of STEM within the covers of these wonderful books. Experience more by watching the activity videos taught by our Savvas Learning Company family. Try the investigations at home by downloading the activity directions. Have fun as you read, explore, and be creative this summer!

(Many of these books may be found in your local library or online for purchase.)


STEM Books, Lessons, and Activites

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Lower Elementary


The Beak Book

By Robin Page, Published by Beach Lane Books


We Are Water Protectors

Written by Carole Lindstrom, Illustrated by Michaela Goade, Published by Roaring Brook Press


Terrible Times Tables

By Michell Markel, Illustrated by Merrilee Liddiard, Published by Cameron + Company


If Bees Disappeared

By Lily Williams, Published by Roaring Brook Press


The Sign of the Seahorse

Authored and Illustrated By Graeme Base, Published by the Penguin Group


Disasters by the Numbers: A Book of Infographics

Authored and Illustrated By Graeme Base, Published by the Penguin Group

Upper Elementary/Middle Grades


Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World

Published by Riddleland


How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine

By Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville, Illustrated by Giselle Potter, Published By Atheneum Books for Young Readers


Twenty-One Elephants

By Phil Bildner, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham, Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers


The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

By William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, Pictures by Elizabeth Zunon, Published by Penguin Random House


Kate The Chemist and The STEM Night Disaster

By Dr. Kate Biberdorf with Hillary Homzie, Published by Philomel Books


Tomatoes for Neela

Written by Padma Lakshmi, Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Nea, Published by Philomel Books

Be an Author!

All stories begin with an idea. Do you have an idea you would like to share with the world? Maybe it is about an experience you had or about something you read or heard that sparked your “thinking.” Write it down! Use the writing templates below to help you organize your thoughts and ideas in a meaningful way to share with others.

  • Lower Elementary
  • Upper Elementary
  • Middle Grades
Lower Elementary Writing Templates
Upper Elementary Writing Templates
Middle Grades Writing Templates