Apples and oranges… and lychees and loquats—how can one compare? That’s the challenge when a team of NSTA’s best science educators attempt to select the best of each year’s science trade books. It’s been 34 years since NSTA joined forces with the Children’s Book Council to select the best trade books each year. Publishers submit hundreds of books for evaluation, and the judges have a daunting task. First, they need to
determine if the books are truly “trade books” that would normally be found in a bookstore, and they must always represent the best of the National Science Education Standards.
Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2007Stock # sc07_044_07_41Volume 044Issue 07