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March of the Mini Beasts (Book #1 of The Data Set)

Author: Ada Hopper
Lower Age: 5
Upper Age: 9
Website: http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/March-of-the-Mini-Beasts/Ada-Hopper/The-DATA-Set/9781481457286
Year Added: 2016

March of the Mini Beasts, the first book in The DATA Set series, introduces readers to Laura, Gabe, and Cesar, the three “whiz kids” of Newtonburg Elementary who each have their own STEM specialty. Nicknamed the “Data Set” by their town, this science and math-loving group encounters Dr. Bunsen and are thrown into thrilling and entertaining adventures! Follow along with the fun illustrations, as the Data Set attempts to round up the rapidly growing animals that Dr. Bunsen accidentally brought to life with his wacky inventions. This short chapter book is perfect for younger children just beginning to read and introduces ideas of problem-solving essential to engineering thinking and design through a fun, easy-to-follow narrative.