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The third book in this STEM-based makerspace chapter book series for fans of the Magic School Bus!
BOOM! SNAP! WHIZ! ZAP! The Magnificent Makers series is filled with science, adventure, and characters that readers will love! This book includes two science activities kids can do at home! These quick educational activities (30 minutes or less) use items you probably already have on hand!
A wacky scientist, Dr. Crisp loves to invite students to the her Maker Maze for a STEM-filled adventure! Just solve a riddle and the portal to the Maze will appear! But there’s a catch…if the kids don’t complete a challenge fast enough, they can never come back to the Maze!
Pablo and Violet are on a field trip to the science museum and today they’re paired up with a classmate they don’t know very well–Henry. As they enter the Maze and learn about touch, hearing, and vision, Pablo and Violet learn that there’s more to Henry and his odd behavior than meets the eye – Henry has a sensory processing disorder. Together they’ll learn a little something about feelings (literally!), acceptance, and what makes us special.
US/Canada: Penguin Random House US
Audio: Listening Library
THEANNE GRIFFITH is a neuroscientist and the author of the STEM-themed chapter book series The Magnificent Makers and co-author with Andrea Beaty of the Ada Twist, Scientist: The Why Files series, a full-color nonfiction early reader series based on the new Ada Twist, Scientist Netflix show. Since she was a little girl, she’s loved both storytelling and science. Her books blend these two passions, taking young readers on out of this world adventures they’ll never forget. Theanne received her BA in neuroscience and Spanish from Smith College, and earned her doctorate in neuroscience from Northwestern University. She is currently as Assistant Professor at the University of California Davis.
Visit theannegriffith.com to find out more and follow her at @doctheagrif.