The Magnificent Makers: How to Test a Friendship

magnificent makers how to test a friendship book cover imageDo you like science experiments? How about exciting adventure stories? This book, The Magnificent Makers: How to Test a Friendship by Theanne Griffith, very much resembles a modern Magic School Bus. Here, best friends Pablo, Violet, and Deepak are taken on an adventure full of crazy shenanigans, all sorts of puzzles and obstacles to overcome, and even learning some cool science along the way! 

A great read for all young scientists, this book is especially recommended for Kindergarden to 3rd grade readers interested in beginner chapter books. There are wonderful illustrations throughout the story and, at the very back of the book, there are some awesome MakerSpace activities for you to do at home! 

If you like How to Test a Friendship, check out the next two books in the trilogy - Brain Trouble and Riding Sound Waves! Even more exciting read-alikes are included in the list below.

Secret Coders by Gene Yang

Frank Einstein & The Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka

Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth by Jane O'Connor

Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab by Bob Pflugfelder

Kate the Chemist: Dragons vs. Unicorns by Kate Biberdorf