Children’s Books

Vaccines Change the World (October 1, 2022)

Published by Albert Whitman & Company
Illustrated by Sandie Sonke

With its colorful text and illustrations, this book explains the world’s pandemics and the people who helped save us from them with vaccines.

Unlike other science books for middle grade readers, this definitive guide to vaccines is told in an approachable, compelling narrative style. Fascinating stories, combined with fresh design elements, will help kids make connections to current events and get them thinking about where human ingenuity will take us next.

Not the Worst Thing Ever: A Gross, Giggly Guide to Dealing with Diabetes (May 2022)

Published by Poke Prize Press
Illustrated by Shawn Turek

This book is too gross to read. Seriously. Put it down… Unless you’re the kind of kid (or caregiver) who needs some extra motivation to get your insulin shot, test your blood sugar, change your pump, or put on your continuous glucose monitor. Not the Worst Thing Ever will have you laughing all the way through your diabetes treatments as you ponder all the fates much worst than a little shot.

The Stuffed Bunny Science Adventure Series

Written by Gillian King-Cargile and Illustrated by Kevin Krull

The Toy and the Twister

The Toy and the Tide Pool

The Toy and the Test Drive

These fun, fast-paced children’s books use adventure stories to explore STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering, and math). Each book also contains an interview with a STEM expert who explains the real science behind the story. The books align with Next Generation Science Standards for K-2 students. You can find lesson plans, games, and videos related to the books at stemread.com.

See more of Kevin Krull’s work at kevinkrull.com.

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