2015 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Execellence in Science Books

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The winners of the 2015 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books have been announced. The prizes recognize newly published works that are “scientifically sound and foster an understanding and appreciation of science in readers of all ages.”

The winners are four categories as shown below:

CHILDREN’S SCIENCE PICTURE BOOK

Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes

Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton

 

MIDDLE GRADES SCIENCE BOOK

Mission: Mars

Mission: Mars by Pascal Lee

 

YOUNG ADULT SCIENCE BOOK

Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century

Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century by Kevin Fong

 

HANDS-ON SCIENCE BOOK

The Kid's Guide to Exploring Nature

The Kid’s Guide to Exploring Nature by Brooklyn Botanic Educators, edited by Sarah Schmidt