Maker Bibs


Maker Print Sources

I was asked by PSU for this information. There are now quite a few books that have Maker content. However, I find that most of them are geared for owning expensive technology and those are the very books that are out of date by the time they are in print.

For Adults

Brown, Stuart L. Play how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul. New York: Avery, 2009. Print.

Wilkinson, Karen. The art of tinkering. San Francisco: Weldon Owen, 2013. Print.

Children’s Literature

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem. What color is my world? the lost history of African-American inventors. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2012. Print.

Beaty, Andrea. Iggy Peck, Architect. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007. Print.

Beaty, Andrea. Rosie Revere, engineer. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013. Print.

Breen, Steve. Violet the pilot. New York: Dial Books fo Young Readers, 2008. Print.

Portis, Antoinette. Not a box. New York: HarperCollins, 2006. Print.

Schotter, Roni. The boy who loved words. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books, 2006. Print.

Spires, Ashley. The most magnificent thing. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2014. Print.

Yamada, Kobi. What do you do with an idea? Seattle: Compendium Kids, 2013. Print.

American Library Association’s Maker Recommendations