Multicultural STEM books Spark Curiosity

Astronomy, entomology, awards and wit--with diverse characters
 
 
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MIDVALE, Utah - Oct. 8, 2016 - PRLog -- Three multicultural books teach astronomy, entomology, zoology (and Spanish) — but kids would never know it from the mysteries, activities and giggles.

Cover contest winner "Butterfly Blink: A Book Without Words" is a new picture book fantasy that helps children (ages 2 – 6) cement vocabulary as they describe the monarch from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly. Blink — and they multiply! The e-book version is free this month and includes habitat conservation information for all ages.

"Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story" (also a cover design winner) is a picture book that accompanies an American Indian child in finding constellations, stars and other heavenly bodies. It exposes children (4 - 8) to the starry skies, Monument Valley, and a little space science. It is available in hard or soft cover — or as an e-book.

"She Doesn't Want the Worms – Ella no quiere los gusanos: A Mystery" was named in the top 10 best books of 2011 by "ForeWord Reviews Magazine." It is an activity book about a bi-racial girl who responds to some unusual animal gifts — that happen to be alive — and includes full text and a pronunciation guide in both English and Spanish. Kids (3 and up) or language learners can find and count insects, reptiles, a cat, and a bat. Get in Spanish-only, English-only, or bilingual versions as an e-book or in paperback.

The best-selling author of these titles, Karl Beckstrand, has 16 multicultural books and more than 40 e-book titles. Raised in San Jose, Calif., he will present on publishing Tues. Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weber County Library 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy, Utah and Sat. Nov. 5 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Veridian Center 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, Utah.

Award-winning Premio Publishing & Gozo Books' STEM books capture attention, create repeat readers and are nationally lauded (ForeWord Reviews, Horn Book blog, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews). Not about ethnic or racial diversity, they simply feature black, white, Asian, Hispanic, Pacific Islander and mixed-race characters (in STEAM books too). Find them at http://GozoBooks.com, online (http://tinyurl.com/z457j42) and at select retailers.

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