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Today’s featured book: Hi, Koo! : a year of seasons

Today’s featured book Hi, Koo! : a year of seasons presented by Koo and Jon J Muth. Haiku poems about the four seasons.

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Today’s Featured book: DNA by Alvin Silverstein

Today’s featured book: DNA by Alvin Silverstein. For grades 5-8. Explains the structure and function of DNA, including how heredity works, how scientists read code, and the treatment of diseases caused by genetic errors, and discusses relevant scientific

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Today’s featured book: Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine

Today’s featured book: Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine by Katherine Krohn ; illustrated by Al Milgrom. An account of Dr. Jonas Salk’s work to find a vaccine to prevent polio, a deadly disease that had been plaguing the U.S. and other countries throughout the…

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Locomotive by Brian Floca

This Caldecott medal winner details what the first passengers experienced as they traveled West on the transcontinental railroad in the summer of 1869. Available now in the library.

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Today’s featured book honors Mother’s Day!

Mother Earth’s Counting Book by Andrew Clements, illustrated by Lonnie Sue Johnson. Gorgeous watercolor illustration show Mother Earth teaching children how to count using plants, animals, lakes, oceans, an continents.

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Remembering Dr. Alan Friedman: Einstein as Myth and Muse

Today’s featured book: Einstein as Myth and Muse by Alan J. Friedman and Carol C. Donley. Alan Friedman, the late Director of the NY Hall of Science, collaborated with Carol Donley, a literary critic, in order to assess the impact of the revolution in physical…

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Today’s featured book

Today’s featured book: I use science tools by Kelli Hicks. This book introduces young readers to various tools used in science, including microscopes, magnifying glasses, and rulers.

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New Books in the Library

Our Spring book order arrived last week. We love new books. We enjoy all aspects of new books: 1) determining the need 2) researching the titles 3) ordering them 4) anticipating their arrival 5) unpacking the boxes 6) sharing the excitement with our new librarian,…

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Meet Author Deborah Heiligman

Meet Deborah Heiligman, author of The Boy Who Loved Math, The Improbable Life of Paul Erdős. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Meet Author Christy Hale

Meet Christy Hale, author and illustrator of Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building. Recommended for ages 4–10. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Library Collection Catalog

Take a look at our full online collection catalog. NYSCI members may reserve and renew their materials through this catalog. Happy browsing!

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Recommended Reading

Science Story Time Book Collection A list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian at NYSCI that feature: science concepts illustrations that can be seen clearly by a group a narrative that encourages participation enjoyable to read Most of the books…

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Teacher Resources

The Science Technology Library offers educators access to our Teacher Resource collection. We provide 1,500+ items including lesson plans, activities, curriculum standards and much more. If you would like to recommend a website for science educators, please email the link to rreitz@nysci.org ENGAGE NY http://www.engageny.org/ New York…

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Meet Author Kate Hosford

Meet Kate Hosford, author of Infinity and Me, a picture book that tackles the concept of infinity.

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