Summer Science Reading


MARGARET BUSH Former children's librarian Reviewer, Appraisal (publication that reviews current science books for children and teenagers) Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science Simmons College
Boston, Massachusetts

FRED BORTZ Author of science and technology books for young readers Reviewer, Dallas Morning News and Publishers Weekly Teacher, physics and writing Chatham College
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

BURKHARD BILGER Series Editor, The Best American Science and Nature Writing (Houghton Mifflin, 2000) Writer, New Yorker Editor, Discover
New York, New York

Packing for a week at the beach—or at least a weekend getaway? Make sure to leave room in your bag for a good science book. From bird watching to star gazing, join us in this hour for a look at some recent—and not-so-recent—releases you may want to include on your summer reading list, including science picks for kids.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.