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ASTC has curated these award-winning, NSTA Recommends books for its members to promote science and math while improving reading and literacy skills for

upper elementary and middle schoolers.

Check out these resources for your
programming and after-school


Our literature-based STEM books are perfect tools for museum educators!

One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math!

One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Science!

One Minute Mysteries: 65 MORE Short Mysteries You Solve With Science!

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Museum educators around the country use our titles to engage, excite, and educate:


  • Literature-based books teach science and math while promoting reading,

  • Fiction and nonfiction titles featuring a diverse group of young heroes,

  • Real-life scenarios make science and math relevant to kids,

  • Potentially intimidating topics become intriguing and accessible to scientists of all ages,

  • Supports problem-based and project-based learning,

  • Extensive Teacher's Guides and Hands-On Activities available for free download,

  • Cross-curricular content provides ample learning opportunities.

Our books make great resources for museum educators and our short brainteasers make great content for museum publications.


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