Anyone can get involved in gathering data for ongoing, actual scientific studies such as the Audubon Bird Count and FrogWatch USA. This book, full of engaging photos and useful tips, will show you how.
The Mighty Mars Rovers by Elizabeth Rusch. Take a trip to Mars with two small robots – Spirit and Opportunity. Designed to collect data for just three months, the two robots far exceeded NASA’s expectations, and Opportunity is still going strong. J RUS
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin written by Jen Bryant & illustrated by Melissa Sweet is the 2014 Schneider Family Book Award, for picture books, given to books that best represent a disability experience for children.