Ada Twist, Scientist

Ada Twist Scientist

Title:  Ada Twist, Scientist

Author:  Andrea Beaty

Illustrator:  David Roberts

Summary:

Ada Twist does not speak a word. She has not spoken by the time she turns three, but then she finally asks “Why?” Ada is curious about the world around her and questions everything. Her family becomes frustrated with her extreme antics to find the answers. In the end, they realize Ada is a curious kid with a passion for science, and help her with her experiments and discoveries. Told through rhyming text, Andrea Beaty follows up Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect with another curious student from Miss Greer’s classroom.

Curriculum Connections:

Scientific experimentation and methods

Five senses

Rhyming text

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