With nearly 120,000 members and some 250 affiliated societies and academies of science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) serves as an authoritative source for information on the latest developments in science. AAAS seeks to advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people. By nurturing students’ scientific interests and talents, AAAS programs provide exciting opportunities and help build bridges to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Since 2015, Subaru has partnered with AAAS through the Subaru Loves Learning initiative to donate 369,393 science books to schools in communities across the country.

 

The AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Subaru of America Inc. is proud to sponsor the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books.

The award celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration in books for children and young adults that can inspire and motivate our youngest minds, help them make connections to the world around them, improve their cognitive functions and give them the building blocks to one day thrive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.

The 2023 prizewinners include books covering the circle of life, our amazing digestive system, how fungi can be used in surprising ways, and what Earth was like during and after the dinosaur extinction event.

 

2023 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Book Winners:

Fox: A Circle of Life Story

By Isabel Thomas, Illustrated by Daniel Egnéus

With gorgeous illustrations and lyrical, kid-friendly text, Fox: A Circle of Life Story answers the big scientific question: What happens when animals die?

 

2023 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Book Winners:

It Takes Guts

By Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Illustrated by Belle Wuthrich

The surprising role that food and digestion play in your mood and immune system.

 

2023 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Book Winners:

Funky Fungi

By Alisha Gabriel and Sue Heavenrich

People are finding ways to use fungi to make furniture, building materials, and even sneakers. So grab your gear and let’s go find some Funky Fungi.

 

2023 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Book Winners:

The Last Days of the Dinosaurs

By Riley Black

In The Last Days of the Dinosaurs, Riley Black walks readers through what happened in the days, the years, the centuries, and the million years after the impact, tracking the sweeping disruptions that overtook this one spot, and imagining what might have been happening elsewhere on the globe.

 

2023 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Book Winners:

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Since 2015, Subaru has partnered with the American Association for the Advancement of Science through the Subaru Loves Learning initiative to donate 369,393 science books to schools in communities across the country.

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