Sorry, folks, I just couldn't narrow it down to five titles. So here are my six favorites in alphabetical order.
Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Animals by the Numbers: A Book of Infographics by Steve Jenkins
Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America by Gail Jarrow
Masters of Disguise: Amazing Animal Tricksters by Rebecca L. Johnson
Pink Is for Blobfish: Discovering the World's Perfectly Pink Animals by Jess Keating
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the
World by Rachel Ignotofsky