STEM Reading List: Eyes
It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul; but how do eyes work, exactly? This collection of books helps young readers understand eyes in all their complexity. From how sight differs from one animal to another to the inner structure of a human eye, there is a great deal to learn. This book list is designed for readers of all ages, including more elementary explanations through more advanced texts.
Contributed by: Mary Lanni
By: Barbara Sheen
This title describes the invention and development of artificial eyes. It explores the trials and tribulations along with the technological advances seen today. Includes glossary, websites, and bibliography for further reading.
|The Eye in 3D
By: Rusty Huddle and Jennifer Viegas
The Eye in 3D presents information on the human eye, discussing its structure, function, and importance, complemented by labeled diagrams that provide an in-depth look beneath the surface.
|Eye: How it Works
By: David Macaulay
Young readers are introduced to the nature and structure of the eye and the process through which the eye and the brain work together to create vision.
|Eye Spy: wild ways animals see the world
By: Guillaume Duprat
Duprat’s Eye Spy uses liftable flaps to show how all different kinds of animals see the same scene, from sharp-eyed eagles to purely light-sensing earthworms.
By: Pete Jenkins
Illustrated by: Hazel Quintanilla
A boy sees his own eyes and his friends’ eyes and wonders about the ways they are different and what they do.
By: Julie Murray
Little readers will learn about their eyes while strengthening their reading skills. Simple, short sentences appear alongside colorful photographs.