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The Magnificent Makers #5: Race Through Space
The fifth 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!
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!
Violet, Pablo, and Deepak return to the Maker Maze to learn all about outer space! But as they go through the levels of the Maker Maze, Pablo keeps making mistakes. Learning about space is his favorite, and his mistakes make him wonder whether he will ever be smart enough to be an astronaut. In this installment, the kids learn that mistakes are an important part of learning and being a Magnificent Maker.
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.
Theanne has been featured on NPR and TODAY Parents.