Search Results for "inventors"

Inventors, Makers, Barrier Breakers

The fascinating histories of America’s most forward-thinking inventors and entrepreneurs. What does it take to change the world? This book provides inspiring, in-depth stories of more than 25 diverse American inventors and entrepreneurs from Colonial times to the present. Richly illustrated with photographs in color and black-and-white, Inventors, Makers, Barrier […]

Read More

Half price sale — two books

As an extension of the free book giveaway (we are giving away 400 copies of INVENTORS, MAKERS, BARRIER BREAKERS by award-winning science author Pendred Noyce to middle school libraries, thanks to a generous grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation). Tumblehome Books is offering pre-ordered books at half price. This [...]
Read More

Book Giveaway

Sign up here to receive your free copy, with free shipping, of INVENTORS, MAKERS, BARRIER BREAKERS by award-winning science author Pendred Noyce. School Name (required) Library Address Librarian Email (required) Book Type (required) ---HardcoverPaperback *(We will send you an email to confirm your order.) What does it take to change [...]
Read More

Children’s Book Publishers

Did you know that one of the main customers for children’s book publishers, especially high-quality nonfiction, is libraries? According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, the vast majority of parents of children younger than 18 feel libraries are very important for their children. Fully 94% of [...]
Read More

Science Books for Kids

Science for kids? Surely it begins at home. When kids grow up in science-friendly homes, they are encouraged to ask questions, think critically, experiment, explain their reasoning, read, write, and create models. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) defines “early childhood” as occurring before the age [...]
Read More

Microplastics and Me

Anna Du

An inspiring first-person account of a contemporary middle school girl tackling a global environmental problem through engineering

Microplastics—the broken down byproduct of plastic items we toss out every day—are choking our oceans. But middle-schooler Anna Du is on the case! Now a top science fair winner, Anna shares her account of how she went from worrying about the environment to designing award-winning solutions. Writing for kids her own age, Anna alerts her readers to the threat of microplastics pollution and urges them to care about the environment. She leads them through the frustrating-yet-rewarding process of design, engineering, and invention. This book could inspire a generation of inventors and engineers!

 

Read More

Updates

Coming Events Recent Events April 11 - 14, 2019 Tumblehome at the NSTA Tumblehome will have a booth at the NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) national conference in St. Louis, April 11 – 14, 2019. We participated in two sessions: “Using Fiction and Poetry in the Science Classroom:Insights from Authors [...]
Read More