STEAM Good Reads for Girls

Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women by Catherine Thimmesh

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World by Rachel Swaby

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky**

Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeanine Adkins**

Bold Women of Medicine: 21 Stories of Astounding Discoveries, Daring Surgeries & Healing Breakthroughs by Susan M. Latta

Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists by Jeanine Adkins

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly

The Elephant Scientist by Catlin O’Connell & Donna A. Jackson

Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, & Birute’ Galdikas by Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks

Women In Space: 23 Stories of first Flights, Scientific Missions I Breaking Adventures by Karen Bush Gibson

Sea Turtle Scientist by Stephen R Swinburne

Radioactive: How Ilene Curie & Leitner Revolutionized Science & Changed the World by Winifred Conkling**

Marie Curie For Kids: Her Life and Scientific Discoveries w/ 21 Activities & Experiments.

Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curies & Radium by Carla Killough McClafferty

Gorilla Mountain: The Story of Wildlife Biologist Amy Vedder by Amy Vedder

Gene Hunter: The Story of Neuropsychologist Nancy Wexler by Adele Glimm

Bone Detective: The Story of Bone Anthropologist Diane France by Lorraine Jean Hopping

Beyond Jupiter: The Story of Planetary Astronomer Heidi Hammel by Fred Bortz

13 Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanaya Lee Stone**

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery

The Tapir Scientist by Sy Montgomery & Nic Bishop**

Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Engineers, Architects, & Landscape Design by Anna M. Lewis

Magnificent Minds: 16 Pioneering Women in Science and Medicine by Pendred E. Noyce**

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace & Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua

Breakthrough: How Three People Saved “Blue Babies” and Changed Medicine Forever by Jim Murphy

Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook In America by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Rocket Girls by Nathalia Holt

The Musical Engineer by Celeste Baine**

Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in WW II by Liza Mundy

Power In Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics by Talithia Williams

Eclipse Chaser: Science in the Moon’s Shadow by Ilima Loomis

Astronauts: Women of the Final Frontier by Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks

Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids by Rowena Rae

Changing the Equation by Tonya Bolden

Blast Off Into Space Like Mae Jemison by Caroline Moss

Girl Code by Sophie Houser

Atomic Women by Roseanne Montillo

Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse by Catherine Reef

To Fly Among the Stars: The Hidden Story of the Flight of Women Astronauts by Rebecca Siegel

A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter

A World of Her Own: 24 Amazing Women Explorers & Adventurers by Michael Elsohn Ross

Pure Grit: How American World War II Nurses Survived Battle and Prison Camp in the Pacific by Mary C. Farrell

Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World by Reshma Saujani

The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages

Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park

High Tech Hot Spots by Celeste Baine**

Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madame C.J. Walker, Marie Curie & Their Daughters by Jeanine Atkins**

Roberta Bondar: Canada’s First Woman In Space by Judy Wearing

Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet by National Resources Defense Fund (NRFD)

Canadian Women In the Sky by Elizabeth Gillan Muir

The Daring Book for Girls by Andrea Buchanan & Mirian Peskowitz**

Robo World: The Story of Robot Design by Cynthia Breazel

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Fleabrain Loves Franny by Joanne Rocklin

Girl With A Camera by Carolyn Meyer

I Am Malala (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzia

The Lady and the Shark by Eugenia Clark

Fly Girls: The Daring American Pilots Who Helped Win WW II by Pat O’Connell Pearson

Emi & the Rhino Scientist by Mary Kay Carson

We Are All Greta: Be Inspired to Save the World by Valentina Giannella

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures: Young Readers Edition by Margot Lee Shetterly

Courageous Women of the Vietnam War by Kathryn J Atwood

Yankee Doodle Gals: Women Pilots of WW II by Amy Nathan

Fly Girls by Sherri L. Smith

Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way) by Sue Marcy

Women Aviators: 26 Stories of Pioneers Flights, Daring Missions, & Record Setting Journeys by Karen Bush Gibson

Me … Jane by Patrick McDonnell

Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor by Robert Burleigh

The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles by Patricia Valdez

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca

lack Women in Science: A Black History Book for Kids by Kimberly Brown Pellum, PhD.

Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM by Tonya Bolden

Brilliant Ideas From Wonderful Women: 15 incredible inventions from inspiring women! By Aitziber Lopez

Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientists by Jess Keating

Hidden Women: The African-American Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped America Win the Space Race by Rebecca Rissman

Trailblazers: 33 Women in Science Who Changed the World by Rachel Swaby

Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America’s Pioneering Woman in Space by Tam O’Shaughnessy

Women Scientists in Astronomy and Space (Superwomen in Stem) by Nancy Dickmann

Women Scientists in Physics and Engineering (Superwomen in STEM) by Catherine Brereton

Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists by Martha Freeman and Katy Wu

Women in STEM: Women Who Changed Science and the World Pioneers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math by Sumita Mukherjee

Grasping Mysteries: Girls Who Loved Math by Jeannine Atkins

Women in Space: 23 Stories of First Flights, Scientific Missions, and Gravity-Breaking Adventures (Women of Action) by Karen Bush Gibson

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone

Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb by Roseanne Montillo

Blast Off Into Space Like Mae Jemison by Caroline Moss

Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See by Emily Pilloton

The Tornado Scientist by Robin Tanamach

A Thousand Sisters The Heroic Airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II By Elizabeth Wein

**These authors have MANY STEM TITLES under their pen.