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Holiday Gift Guides 

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Looking for a great holiday gift for someone on your list? Our annual gift giving guide is here! Each year we select many special books that are sure to be enjoyed by science lovers of all ages.





2015 Holiday Gift Guide

This year the editors looked for beautiful books that would not only make a great impression upon unwrapping, but that would also provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient. The guide includes a selection of beautiful books suitable for adults, teens or families. We also have a list of picture books that are sure to ignite a young person’s imagination. Finally, we have a list of some of the best science fiction books published this year, selected and reviewed by our editors. 

Download the full list with annotations.


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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

AAAS's Science Books & Films (SB&F) has published its SB&F Holiday Gift Guide, a roundup of books for all ages that topped the magazine staff and reviewers' lists of favorites in 2014.

Book selections are based on the magazine's reviews, as well reviews from other journals, science and literary blogs, and book prize lists. All of the 2015 Finalists for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizealso appear in the guide.

2013 Gift Guide

All of the 2014 Finalists for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize are on the list, of course. You will also find fiction, graphic novels, and picture books for kids and grownups, too. As a special bonus, there is a page of toy recommendations!

Click here to see the list!

Click here to buy the books.

Feel free to share this page with anyone you think might enjoy it. Most of the titles are available from our Amazon aStore. If you purchase using the links in our aStore, SB&F will receive a small referral fee, which helps to support our mission of spreading the word about great science resources for all ages!

--Maria Sosa, SB&F editor-in-chief