Simon & Schuster's STEM/STEAM Titles
Pub Month: September 2018
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TitleYour Amazing Skin from Outside In
AuthorSettel, Joanne
IllustratorTimmons, Bonnie
ImprintAtheneum Books for Young Readers
SubformatPicture Book NF
ISBN-139781481422055
On Sale09/25/18
US Price$18.99
CDN Price$25.99
Pages96
A Bank Street Best Book of 2019

It’s itchy, it’s sweaty, it’s embarrassing...but most of all, it’s fascinating! Dr. Joanne Settel has all the answers to our most burning questions in this wacky and informative book of poems about our skin.
TitleAda Lace and the Impossible Mission
AuthorCalandrelli, Emily
IllustratorKurilla, Renée
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatChapter Book
ISBN-139781534416840
On Sale09/04/18
US Price$6.99
CDN Price$8.99
Pages112
From Emily Calandrelli—Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the fourth novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.
TitleAda Lace and the Impossible Mission
AuthorCalandrelli, Emily
IllustratorKurilla, Renée
ImprintS&S Books for Young Readers
SubformatChapter Book
ISBN-139781534416857
On Sale09/04/18
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages112
From Emily Calandrelli—Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the fourth novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.
TitleHey, Wall
AuthorVerde, Susan
IllustratorParra, John
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781481453134
On Sale09/04/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages40
“Verde’s unique style and simple yet increasingly important messages of peace, mindfulness, and community make her stories a must-share...A must-purchase.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

“Walls do not just create barriers and divide spaces. They can be canvases for artmaking; opportunities to shape a community.” —The Horn Book

“This story of urban renewal sends a welcome double message by Verde: neighbors and neighborhoods are more than the way they look, and ordinary people can band together to transform big things.” —Publishers Weekly

A boy takes on a community art project in order to make his neighborhood more beautiful in this empowering and inspiring picture book by Susan Verde, stunningly illustrated by award-winning artist John Parra.
TitleInky's Amazing Escape
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
IllustratorSchimler-Safford, Amy
ImprintPaula Wiseman Books
SubformatPicture Book
ISBN-139781534401914
On Sale09/25/18
US Price$17.99
CDN Price$23.99
Pages32
“Montgomery’s expertise and the gorgeous illustrations make this a fine purchase for libraries serving early elementary students.” —School Library Journal

“The mixed-media illustrations make good use of dynamic spreads, color, and texture—perfect for a book on a master of camouflage. Montgomery seamlessly incorporates interesting facts about octopuses into the narrative.” —Booklist

Learn all about Inky the Octopus, an international sensation known for escaping from the New Zealand aquarium in April 2016, in this fascinating picture book from National Book Award nominee and octopus expert Sy Montgomery.
TitleFantastic Failures
AuthorReynolds, Luke
Illustrator
ImprintAladdin
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction Illustrated
ISBN-139781582706641
On Sale09/11/18
US Price$21.99
CDN Price$29.99
Pages304
Even the most well-known people have struggled to succeed! Find out what they learned and how they turned their failures into triumphs with this engaging and youthful guide on how to succeed long term.
TitleThis Little Scientist
AuthorHolub, Joan
IllustratorRoode, Daniel
ImprintLittle Simon
SubformatBoard Book
ISBN-139781534401082
On Sale09/25/18
US Price$7.99
CDN Price$10.99
Pages26
Learn all about scientists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for inventors-in-training!