American Farm Bureau Foundation for Education Recommended Book
Tying into the popular Makers Movement, Makers Make it Work is a series of fun easy-to-read stories that focus on problem-solving and hands-on action. With bright, eye-catching art and explanatory sidebars with additional information on the topic, these books show kids how to use their hands, their heads, their creativity, and their problem-solving skills to overcome every challenge facing them.
For Luke, autumn in Florida feels weird. There are no changing leaves, no cider, and worst of all, no pumpkin chucking! But maybe he can engineer a way to bring pumpkin spice to the south. With the Makers Make It Work series, any kid can be a Maker! Each book also includes an activity for young makers to try themselves. (Topic: Engineering)
About the Author
Lori Haskins Houran is the author of the picture books Next to You and Warts and All, as well as a number of Kane Press easy-to-reads. Maarten Lenoir's work has been featured in many books and magazines for children, as well as the Hugman series. He lives in Belgium.