More Short Mysteries You Solve With Science! • ¡Más Misterios Cortos que Resuelves con Ciencias!

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One Minute Mysteries: More Short Mysteries You Solve With Science!

Misterios de un minuto:
¡Más Misterios Cortos que Resuelves con Ciencias!

Science knows no borders!
¡La ciencia no conoce frontera!

Become a science sleuth with the bilingual edition of our award-winning book, One Minute Mysteries: Short Mysteries You Solve With Science! Each one-page mystery is featured in both English and Spanish.

Mysteries in earth, space, life, physical, chemical, and general science are included. Now you can solve science brainteasers in two languages! These fabulous little mysteries encourage curiosity, develop critical thinking, promote creativity, and get kids to learn!

Conviértase en un genio de la ciencia con está edición bilingüe de nuestro premiado libro, Misterios de Un Minuto: ¡Más misterios cortos que resuelves con ciencia! Cada misterio de una página es disponible en inglés y español.

Incluidos están misterios sobre la tierra, el espacio, la vida, la física, la química y las ciencias naturales. ¡Ahora usted podrá resolver estos rompecabezas en dos idiomas!

CBC-NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books
for Students K-12 List
NSTA Recommended Title
Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
Gelett Burgess Award
Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
Honorable Mention, 2016 Foreword INDIES
Recommended by Science Books and Films
Featured on NPR’s Science Friday

These mysteries have a clever twist—you have to be a super sleuth, tapping into your science wisdom and critical thinking skills to solve them. Each story takes just one minute to read and challenges your knowledge in a variety of science disciplines. These brainteasers keep you engaged and eager to learn more. Written by the same father-daughter team that brought you the award-winning 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math!, this entertaining and educational book is great for kids, grown-ups, educators, and anyone who loves good mysteries, good science, or both!
Check out a sample mystery here

Estos misterios contienen un giro impredecible, debes ser un súper detective, utilizando tus conocimientos científicos y pensamiento crítico para resolverlos. Cada historia se lee en solo un minuto y te desafía sobre una variedad de disciplinas científicas. Estos enigmas te mantendrán cautivado y ansioso de aprender más. Escritos por el mismo equipo de padre e hija que les presento el premiado libro de los ¡Misterios cortos que resuelves con matemática! Este entretenido y educativo libro es ideal para niños, adultos, educadores, o cualquier persona que disfrute de buenos misterios, buena ciencia, o ambos.
¡Revise un ejemplar aquí!

Recommended by Janice VanCleave, Homeschool Science for Kids!

See what people are saying about the book...

"...this STEM-friendly book [is] filled with very short, science-based mysteries. Each is presented in English, with the Spanish translation on the opposite page....a boon for teachers..."
— Tim Wadham, Children's Literature Consultant, WA, School Library Journal

“Bilingual materials addressing science are long overdue. This book gives kids the vocabulary and confidence they need to succeed in the science classroom. A must-read for any bilingual educator or family!”

Hace tiempo que hacen falta materiales bilingües que traten temas científicos. Este libro le da a los niños el vocabulario y la confianza que necesitan para triunfar en el salón de ciencias. ¡Lectura obligatoria para cualquier educador o familia bilingüe!
— Carmen M. Martines-Roldan, Ph.D., Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program, Columbia University, NY

“These books are some of the most engaging nonfiction books I have ever read!”

“¡Estos libros son de los más cautivadores de no ficcion que he leido!”
— Sonya Smith, Advancing Teachers of Middle School Science, Mississippi State, MS

Read more reviews here.

Check out the Bilingual Products Flyer!

Want to learn more? Check out the Condensation!

We were recently featured on Voices of America! Check out the article and video to learn how a local Washington, D.C. school uses our mysteries in their classroom!

Read the press release in English and Spanish!

New!!! Infographic on Bilingual Education in the U.S.!

The face of America is changing. To better understand this shift, we have created an infographic, “Why Should America Care About Bilingual Education?” With a goal of ensuring our books reach as many kids as possible, we produce materials in a variety of languages and formats. In this way, we hope to give children the tools they need to explore their world. (Also available in Spanish!)

Product Specs
Ages: 8-12
224 pages
Bilingual: English and Spanish
ISBN 10: 1-9384921-5-3
ISBN 13: 978-1-938492-15-0
8.5” x 5.5”
Paperback: $12.95

E-book: $11.99
ISBN 13: 978-1-938492-16-7
ISBN 10: 1-9384921-6-1

About the Authors
PhotoEric Yoder is a writer and editor who has been published in a variety of magazines, newspapers, newsletters and online publications on science, government, law, business, sports and other topics. He has contributed to or edited numerous books, mainly in the areas of employee benefits and financial planning. A reporter at The Washington Post who also does freelance writing and editing, he was a member of the Advisory Committee for Science, Naturally’s 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science. He and his wife Patti have two daughters, Natalie and Valerie. Eric can be reached at

Natalie Yoder is a college student whose favorite subjects include psychology, science, and photography. A sports enthusiast, she participates in gymnastics, field hockey, diving, soccer, and track. She also enjoys writing, being with friends and family, and listening to music. She has been interviewed several times, along with her father, on National Public Radio to talk about their work on their One Minute Mysteries series: 65 Short Stories You Solve With Science! and 65 Short Stories You Solve With Math! She looks forward to writing more books. She is thinking about careers in oceanography or photography. She can be reached at

Karen R. Geating was born and raised in a bilingual home in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She moved to the Washington, DC area to pursue a career as a U.S. Government attorney. In 2005, she began living abroad, first in Southeast Asia, then in Africa, and eventually in Latin America. While overseas, she worked as a language teacher and consultant. She has recently returned to Washington, DC, with her husband and two children. She is fluent in English, Spanish and French, and is currently working as a language services consultant. She can be reached at

Nadia Bercovich was born in San Juan, Argentina. When she was 13 years old, she moved to the U.S. with her family. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Nadia speaks Spanish, English, Italian and Hebrew and has worked as a translator for the past 5 years. She especially enjoyed working on this book because she loves inspiring kids to learn more about science. In addition to using her language skills, she spends her free time rock climbing, painting, and backpacking. She can be reached at

Esteban was born in Santiago, Chile, and grew up in South America, spending time in Chile and Argentina before moving to the United States at the age of nine. When he is not reading or writing, he enjoys cycling, playing chess, watching movies, and spending time with friends. He is currently studying Modern Languages and Literature, concentrating in Spanish and French, at Kenyon College. He can be reached at

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