Education, Skills and Learning

5 children’s books that teach valuable lessons on engineering

A child reads a book.

Engineering books can improve a child's creativity and persistence. Image: Unsplash/ Johnny McClung

Julie Jackson
Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas State University
Michelle Forsythe
Assistant Professor of STEM Education, Texas State University
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The man who made water guns awesome.
’Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade’
Marionette strings inspired the famous parade balloons. Image:
Have you read?
‘Wood, Wire, Wings: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane’
Greatness often starts with failure. Image:
Life wasn’t always so sweet for the young chocolatier.
Life wasn’t always so sweet for the young chocolatier. Image: Simon and Schuster
Kamkwamba used old bike parts to power his family’s home.
Kamkwamba used old bike parts to power his family’s home. Image:
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