Awards and Acclaim

Award Summary

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

  • CBC-NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 List
  • Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
  • Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Toy Award
  • Finalist, USA Best Books Award
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday

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

  • NSTA Recommends
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Honors, National Parenting Publications Award
  • Finalist, USA Best Books Awards
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday

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

  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Finalist, International Best Books Awards
  • Endorsed by Learning Magazine
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday
  • Outstanding Product, Homeschooling Family Association

101 Things Everyone Should Know about Math

  • NSTA Recommends
  • Winner, USA Best Books Awards
  • 2016 Book of the Year award (Educational Science Books category), Creative Child Magazine
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation

101 Things Everyone Should Know about Science

  • NSTA Recommends
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine
  • Finalist, USA Best Books Award
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Endorsed by the Carnegie Academy of Science Education
  • Recommended by Science Magazine

Leonardo da Vinci Gets A Do-Over

  • Honors, Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • Brain Child Award Winner
  • Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
  • Finalist, International Best Books Awards
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Recommended Title, Learning Magazine
  • Featured on The Science Show, ABC Radio

Ghost in the Water

  • First Place (tie), AIP, Science Communication Award
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Featured in CBC's Seasonal Showcase, "Good vs. Evil"
  • Finalist, International Best Books Awards
  • Recommended Title, Learning Magazine
  • Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine
  • Featured on The Science Show, ABC Radio

If My Mom Were a Platypus

  • Book of the Year Award, Creative Child Magazine
  • Finalist, USA Best Book Awards
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Honorable Mention, Animals, Animals, Animals, 2013 Book Festival

Deluxe Smart Kid Book Set

  • CBC-NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 List
  • Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • 2016 Book of the Year award (Educational Science Books category), Creative Child Magazine
  • Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Outstanding Product, Homeschooling Family Association
  • Winner, USA Best Books Awards
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday
  • Honors, National Parenting Publications Award

Smart Kid Book Set

  • NSTA Recommends
  • Brain Child Award Winner
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Outstanding Product, Homeschooling Family Association
  • Winner, USA Best Books Awards
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday
  • Honors, National Parenting Publications Award
  • Recommended by Science Magazine
  • Endorsed by Carnegie Academy of Science Education

I Love a Mystery Book Set

  • CBC-NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 List
  • Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
  • 2016 Book of the Year award (Educational Science Books category), Creative Child Magazine
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Outstanding Product, Homeschooling Family Association
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Honors, National Parenting Publications Award
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday
  • Endorsed by Learning Magazine

Science in a Minute Book Set

  • CBC-NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 List
  • Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Outstanding Product, Homeschooling Family Association
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Honors, National Parenting Publications Award
  • Finalist, USA Best Book Award
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday
  • Endorsed by Science Magazine

Science Sleuth Book Set

  • CBC-NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 List
  • Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award
  • Honors, National Parenting Publications Award
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Finalist, USA Best Books Awards
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday
  • Endorsed by the Carnegie Academy of Science Education

Math Madness Book Set

  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • NSTA Recommends
  • Winner, USA Best Books Awards
  • 2016 Book of the Year award (Educational Science Books category), Creative Child Magazine
  • Outstanding Product, Homeschooling Family Association
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Endorsed by Learning Magazine
  • Featured on NPR’s Science Friday

101 Things Everyone Should Know Book Set

  • NSTA Recommends
  • Winner, USA Best Books Awards
  • 2016 Book of the Year award (Educational Science Books category), Creative Child Magazine
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • Seal of Approval, Young Voices Foundation
  • Finalist, USA Best Books Award
  • Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine
  • Recommended by Science Books and Films
  • Endorsed by the Carnegie Academy of Science Education
  • Recommended by Science Magazine

Blended STEM Fiction Book Set

  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • First Place (tie), AIP, Science Communication Award
  • Honors, Mathical: Books for Kids from Tots to Teens
  • Brain Child, Tillywig Award Winner
  • Smart Book Award Winner, Academics’ Choice
  • Book of the Year, Creative Child Magazine
  • Editor’s Choice, Library Media Connection
  • Finalist, International Best Books Awards
  • Recommended Title, Learning Magazine
  • Featured on The Science Show, ABC Radio
  • Preferred Choice Award, Creative Child Magazine