Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Science & Technology for Teens. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Everything You Need to Ace Chemistry in One Big Fat Notebook (Big Fat Notebooks)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

Chemistry? No problem!  This  Big Fat Notebook  covers everything you need to know during a year of high school chemistry class, breaking down one big bad subject into accessible units. Learn to study better and get better grades using mnemonic devices, definitions, diagrams, educational doodles, and quizzes to recap it all.  Including:  Atoms, elements, compounds and mixtures The periodic table Quantum theory Bonding The mole Chemical reactions and calculations  Gas laws  Solubility  pH scale Titrations  Le Chatelier's principle ...and much more!

  • Author: Workman Publishing
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company; Illustrated edition (September 1, 2020)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1523504251
  • Dimensions: 5.9 x 1.1 x 8.1 inches


2. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Picture Book Edition

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

When fourteen-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought, everyone's crops began to fail. Without enough money for food, let alone school, William spent his days in the library . . . and figured out how to bring electricity to his village. Persevering against the odds, William built a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps, and thus became the local hero who harnessed the wind. Lyrically told and gloriously illustrated, this story will inspire many as it shows how - even in the worst of times - a great idea and a lot of hard work can still rock the world.

  • Author: William Kamkwamba
  • Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (January 19, 2012)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Geography & Cultures
  • ISBN: 978-0803735118
  • Dimensions: 9.44 x 0.34 x 11.31 inches


3. Summer Bridge Activities Workbook―Bridging Grades 6 to 7 in Just 15 Minutes a Day, Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, Summer Learning Activity Book With Flash Cards (160 pgs)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

Prevent summer learning loss and prepare your child for back-to-school success in just 15 minutes a day with engaging activities, exercises, fun games, and more―all in one workbook! Workbook Features: • Ages 11-12, bridging grades 6 to 7 • 160 pages, about 8 inches x 10 ½ inches • Includes over 60 days of activities! • Reading, writing, math, science, social studies, fitness activities, and more • Flash cards, completion certificate, and answer key included Summer Learning: Summer Bridge Activities Workbook helps sixth―seventh graders keep their skills sharp during the summer months to stop summer slide through fun practice pages and activities, engaging fitness activities, and more. What’s Included: This book includes versatile subjects covering writing skills, root words, factors, graphing, dictionary skills, social studies, the scientific method, fitness activities, and more. Includes flash cards and a completion certificate. How It Works: Each page is numbered by day so kids and parents can track progress and reach monthly learning goals. Each activity features clear, step-by-step instructions and practice pages to help sharpen students' skills for the school year ahead. Just 15 Minutes A Day: Two months of learning loss occurs during the summer, with the highest losses being in math and spelling. This activity book is designed to prevent summer brain drain in just 15 minutes per day through engaging activities. Why Summer Bridge: Award-winning Summer Bridge Activities® engage children's creativity and learning potential and keep kids mentally and physically active to prevent summer learning loss and pave the way for a successful new school year ahead.

  • Author: Summer Bridge Activities
  • Publisher: Summer Bridge Activities (January 25, 2015)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1483815862
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.41 x 10.7 inches


4. The Science of Star Wars: The Scientific Facts Behind the Force, Space Travel, and More!

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

Discover the science behind the most popular sci-fi franchise of all time! Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, Star Wars is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. The Science of Star Wars addresses 50 topics that span the movies’ universe such as battle technology, alien life, space travel, etc. You’ll find fascinating explorations of the physics of Star Wars , its plausibility, and more. The perfect Star Wars gift for fans of the saga, this book addresses many unanswered, burning questions, including: How long before we get a Star Wars speeder off the ground? What exactly is the Force? How could Kylo Ren stop a blaster shot in mid-air? How could we live on a gas giant like Bespin, or a desert planet like Tatooine? Nature versus nurture: How does it play out in the making of Jedi? How much would it cost to build the Death Star? And much more! We marvel at the variety of creatures and technology and the mystery behind the force. But how much of the Star Wars world is rooted in reality? Could we see some of the extraordinary inventions materialize in our world? This uncomplicated, entertaining read makes it easy to understand how advanced physics concepts, such as wormholes and Einstein’s theory of relativity, apply to the Star Wars universe. The Science of Star Wars explains to non-technical readers how physics and fantasy might merge to allow for the possibility of interstellar travel; communication with foreign but intelligent lifeforms; human-like robots; alien planets fit for human life; weapons and spacecraft such as laser guns, light sabers, and the Millennium Falcon; and Force-like psychokinetic powers. In the 21st Century, we’re on the edge of developing much of the technology from “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away”… These fantasies aren’t as impossible as you might think! Written for every fan of George Lucas’s films, you don’t need to be a Jedi or an astrophysicist at NASA to appreciate all of Mark Brake and Jon Chase’s fun and informative analysis of this classic series in The Science of Star Wars . Prepare your mind to make the jump to light speed and find out about the facts behind one of our favorite modern epics!

  • Author: Mark Brake
  • Publisher: Racehorse (November 15, 2016)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Teen & Young Adult


5. Space!: The Universe as You've Never Seen It Before (Knowledge Encyclopedias)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

Get set to blast off into space and explore the wonders of our Solar System and beyond.   The ultimate space encyclopedia for children is designed to blow your mind with incredible CGI images, from the deep darkness of black holes to the spectacular sparkle of supernovas.  The many mysteries of the Universe are explored in breathtaking detail, including in-depth cross-sections and lifelike cutaways to showcase the planets, stars, moons, and space stations. Featuring absolutely everything under the Sun, this exciting visual reference guide is your guaranteed one-stop shop for space.  Filled with the latest facts, infographics, and NASA images,  Space!  takes you on a journey that is truly out of this world before bringing you back seriously starry-eyed!

  • Author: DK
  • Publisher: DK Children; Illustrated edition (September 1, 2015)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1465438065
  • Dimensions: 10.22 x 0.78 x 12.13 inches


6. FAR/AIM 2021: Up-to-Date FAA Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM Federal Aviation Regulations)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

All the Information you Need to Operate Safely in US Airspace, Fully Updated If you’re an aviator or aviation enthusiast, you cannot be caught with an out-of-date edition of the FAR/AIM . In today’s environment, there is no excuse for ignorance of the rules of the US airspace system. In the newest edition of the FAR/AIM , all regulations, procedures, and illustrations are brought up to date to reflect current FAA data. This handy reference book is an indispensable resource for members of the aviation community, as well as for aspiring pilots looking to get a solid background in the rules, requirements, and procedures of flight training. Not only does this manual present all the current FAA regulations, it also includes: A study guide for specific pilot training certifications and ratings A pilot/controller glossary Standard instrument procedures Parachute operations Airworthiness standards for products and parts The NASA Aviation Safety reporting form Important FAA contact information This is the most complete guide to the rules of aviation available anywhere. Don’t take off without the FAR/AIM !

  • Author: Federal Aviation Administration
  • Publisher: Skyhorse; Illustrated edition (March 23, 2021)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1510760424
  • Dimensions: 6 x 2.7 x 9 inches


7. The Way Things Work Now

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

A New York Times Bestseller Explainer-in-Chief David Macaulay updates the worldwide bestseller The New Way Things Work  to capture the latest developments in the technology that most impacts our lives. Famously packed with information on the inner workings of everything from windmills to Wi-Fi, this extraordinary and humorous book both guides readers through the fundamental principles of machines, and shows how the developments of the past are building the world of tomorrow. This sweepingly revised edition embraces all of the latest developments, from touchscreens to 3D printer. Each scientific principle is brilliantly explained--with the help of a charming, if rather slow-witted, woolly mammoth.   An illustrated survey of significant inventions closes the book, along with a glossary of technical terms, and an index. What possible link could there be between zippers and plows, dentist drills and windmills? Parking meters and meat grinders, jumbo jets and jackhammers, remote control and rockets, electric guitars and egg beaters? Macaulay explains them all.

  • Author: David Macaulay
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (October 4, 2016)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-0544824386
  • Dimensions: 8.44 x 1.25 x 10.88 inches


8. The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters: An A - Z Book of Tips and Tricks the Official Guides Don't Teach You

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

By New York Times bestselling author and Minecraft expert, Megan Miller, a full-color book full of practical advice that boys and girls will refer to again and again ! Minecraft is the one game that children, parents, and teaches all agree on. It’s great fun and a wonderful teaching tool. The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters reveals expert tricks of the trade for gamers. This exciting book will cover everything players need to know about mining, farming, building, villagers, the Nether, and more! Young gamers will be surprised at how quickly they can learn hundreds of new tricks and tips! Want to know where you’ll find the most diamonds or how to protect your villagers at night? This A–Z reference is a quick guide to all the tips you want to know, including: How to spawn and kill the Wither boss How to rescue a baby zombie villager How to make a portal without a diamond pickaxe How to make a secret passageway using paintings A big book of players’ hacks organized in an easy-to-reference encyclopedia format, this book will show readers the ins and outs of the game, how to survive and thrive, and various mods that can improve play. The book is illustrated in full-color throughout, making it easy for new and experienced Minecrafters to build, fight, protect, and survive in their creative worlds. This is a great, unparalleled guide especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga and games like Terraria and Pokemon GO, ideal for both the young newcomer and the seasoned player. From abandoned mineshafts to mini-games, mods, and zombie sieges,

  • Author: Megan Miller
  • Publisher: Sky Pony (June 16, 2015)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1634506984
  • Dimensions: 8 x 0.8 x 10 inches


9. The Finest Hours (True Rescue Series)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

This adaptation for young readers of The Finest Hours: The True Story of the US Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman tells the story of the shipwreck of two oil tankers and the harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. Now a major motion picture from Disney, starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck. On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half. With the storm in full force and waves up to 70 feet high, four coast guardsmen headed out to sea in a tiny lifeboat to come to the rescue. They were the only hope for the stranded sailors. Despite incredible obstacles, these brave men risked their lives, remembering the unofficial Coast Guard motto: You have to go out, but you do not have to come back. This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping true tale of heroism and survival in the face of the elements. New York Times bestselling author Michael J. Tougias adapts his histories of real life stories for young readers in his True Rescue Series , capturing the heroism and humanity of people on life-saving missions during maritime disasters. Illustrated Chapter Books for ages 6-9: True Rescue: The Finest Hours True Rescue: A Storm Too Soon Young Readers Adaptations, for ages 9-14 The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition) A Storm Too Soon (Young Readers Edition) Into the Blizzard (Young Readers Edition) Attacked at Sea (Young Readers Edition)

  • Author: Michael J Tougias
  • Publisher: Square Fish; Media Tie-In edition (December 8, 2015)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1250044235
  • Dimensions: 5.19 x 0.51 x 7.63 inches


10. Astrology: Using the Wisdom of the Stars in Your Everyday Life

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Science & Technology for Teens - August 2021

How to use your astrological sign's birth horoscope to transform every area of your life. Learn how to interpret the positions of the zodiac signs, sun, moon and other planets to better understand yourself and your place in the world around you. The book outlines the key principles of astrology and pinpoints ways you can use it as a form of self-help. This ancient art can help you improve many different areas of your life--from your personal and professional relationships to your health, wealth, and well-being. You'll also see how astrology can help you when you need it most, with practical advice about handling life's key moments, including changing jobs, starting a family, coping with financial difficulty, or facing retirement. Written in plain language and with sample case studies and beautiful graphics, Astrology is your essential guide to navigating all of life's challenges and opportunities.

  • Author: DK
  • Publisher: DK; Illustrated edition (September 25, 2018)
  • Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1465464132
  • Dimensions: 8.02 x 1.09 x 9.46 inches