The perfect combination to engage and entertain middle grade readers, Jack and the geniuses features real-world science along with action and a mystery that will leave kids guessing until the end, making these books ideal for STEM education.

In the series opener At The Bottom of The World, readers meet Jack and his foster siblings, Ava and Matt, who are orphans. But they’re not your typical kind of orphans they’re geniuses. Well, Ava and Matt are, which sometimes makes life difficult for twelve-year-old Jack. Ava speaks multiple languages and builds robots for fun, and Matt is into astronomy and a whiz at math. As for Jack, it’s hard to stand out when he’s surrounded by geniuses all the time. When the kids try to spy on Dr. Hank Witherspoon, one of the world’s leading scientists, they end up working for him in his incredible laboratory…

A great book for both inquisitive kids and reluctant readers. It also includes information about the science discussed and used to solve the mystery, as well as a cool science project about density that kids can do at home or in the classroom… (F NYE, 247 pages). Also available: Jack and the geniuses: in the deep blue sea.


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