Best Engineering Books for Kids

Looking to get your kids into engineering? Here are some of the best engineering books for kids!

1. How Machines Work: Zoo Break! by David Macauley

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This charming tale tells the story of two animals, named Sloth and Senti, and the feats of their escape from a zoo. Not only will this story help to teach your kids about simple machines, but you can also use it to engage in discussions about zoo conservation programs.

2. Count on Me by Miguel Tanco

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Containing many cute illustrations, this book looks at applying Math to different aspects of our world and will teach your kids just how useful this subject is.

3. Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

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This inspiring story uses rhyme to talk about a young girl who aspires to be an engineer, but things do not go as she first plans. A real story of faith.

4. Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark

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This picture book biography is about the true story of Grace Hopper, a pioneering female engineer who is known for helping to develop the first electronic computer. Guaranteed to inspire!

5. Papa’s Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming

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Another true story, Papa’s Mechanical Fish, is a sweet story about the life of Lodner Phillips, who was a famous inventor known for designing and testing very early submarines.

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