Science & Philosophy
Books to inspire a love of science, critical thinking, and a sense of wonder at the universe!
In this award-winning, beautifully illustrated book, young readers meet Thirteen, who is feared and disliked by some people for no good reason. Don't Be Mean to 13 is a charming story with adorably drawn characters for pre-readers, while at the same time presenting the ancient historical roots of a popular superstition and introducing older children to evidence-based, critical thinking.
Award Winning Game
Evolution Science Made Fun - Adding a twist to classic board games, our evolutionary tree board game offers an exciting way to learn animal ancestry! Playing this game allows participants to learn basic facts about evolution & the relationships among various species.
Robyn E. Blumner, President and CEO, Center for Inquiry
For young readers, Elle the Humanist is a delightful introduction to humanist values celebrating the virtue of kindness. For grownups, Elle invites us to reflect on this simple recipe for making the world a better place—and how universal humanist ideals have been borrowed by so many religious faiths.”
Richard Dawkins, Author The Greatest Show on Earth, The Selfish Gene, and The God Delusion
We are stardust: you and me, Lucy and Tiktaalik, dinosaurs, bacteria and redwood trees. Let Stardust tell you all about it.
Cara Santa Maria, Creator and Host of Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria, co-host of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
Whimsical, clever, and surprisingly profound, Bailey Harris writes with the wisdom of a scholar yet never betrays her wide-eyed wonder. My Name is Stardust offers depth and beauty to curious kids and grown-ups alike who dare to ask brave questions about our place in the cosmos.
Daniel Dennett, University Professor of Philosophy Tufts University, author of Breaking the Spell
This is a book of good thinking about important things. One of the important features of this book is that it tries to speak to everyone, no matter what they believe.
Dale McGowan, author of Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers
In simple text and beautiful illustrations, My Name is Stardust elegantly captures what Neil DeGrasse Tyson called “the most astounding fact” — that we are literally stardust, and that this connects us to everything that ever was and ever will be. A captivating addition to the literature of science and wonder for the youngest minds.
Phil Zuckerman, Ph.D., author of What It Means to be Moral and Living the Secular Life
Humanism is our planet's best hope for increasing justice, fairness, and ethical living. Elle's clear, accessible introduction to humanism is perfect for budding freethinkers or any young person who wants to understand how to live well beyond the confines of religious dogma. --
Eric Meikle, Former Education Project Director at the National Center for Science Education
Curiosity about a few universal questions lies at the base of the uniquely human exploration of the cosmos which we call science. Who am I? Where did I come from? My Name Is Stardust captures the excitement of its young author’s exploration of her world and its origins.
Dan Barker, Co-President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, author Mere Morality and Maybe Yes, Maybe No
Stardust Explores Earth’s Wonders is a marvel! I am giving a copy to each of my kids and grandkids so they will know who their real ancestors are.