Explore Science

Link your IGGY LOOMIS discussion with nonfiction titles!

IGGY LOOMIS: SUPERKID IN TRAINING introduces children to fascinating topics in science including DNA, genetic mutations, space exploration, entomology, environmental studies, and robotics. By displaying IGGY LOOMIS next to relevant nonfiction titles in your library, you encourage students to make connections between scientific concepts and the futuristic ideas described in science fiction.


Alien worlds:


Alien Worlds: Your Guide for Extraterrestrial Life

by David Aguilar,

National Geographic, 2013.



Computer programming:


Hello World! Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners

by Warren Sande and Carter Sande.

Manning, 2012.



SuperScratchSuper Scratch Programming Adventure! Learn to Program By Making Cool Games.

The LEAD Project 2012.





CellWarsCell Wars

by Fran Balkwill and Mic Rolph,

Millbrook Press, 1990.



Have a nice dna Enjoy Your Cells #3: Have a Nice DNA

by Fran Balkwill and Mic Rolph,

CSHL Press, 2002.






The Bug Book and Bug Bottle

by Hugh Danks,

Workman Publishing Company, 2008.



BugsandBugsicles Bugs and Bugsicles: Insects in the Winter

by Amy S. Hansen and Robert Kray,

Library Journals, LLC, 2010.



deadliestbugsThe Deadliest Bugs on Earth

by Erika L. Shores,

Raintree, 2011.





Robotics Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with Twenty Projects.

“Build it Yourself” series by Kathy Ceceri and Sam Carbaugh,

Nomad Press, 2012.




Space Exploration:

SpaceExplorationSpace Exploration (DK Eyewitness Books)

by Carole Stott,

DK Publishing, 2009.




UniverseUniverse (DK Eyewitness Books)

by Robin Kerrod,

DK Publishing, 2009.