- Endurance: The story about an expedition to Antartica... gone wrong (http://amzn.to/2g26L5i)
- Crucial conversations: Learn how to argue with people without starting fights. Allowed me to look at the situation more objectively (http://amzn.to/2h8w4yN)
- Making of the atomic bomb (http://amzn.to/2gJF6VU)
- Relentless: the personal coach of Michael Jordan talks about how you can become a cleaner. Great if you want to understand how great athletes think (http://amzn.to/2gJCerW)
- Make: rockets. Some cool stuff to do with the kids (http://amzn.to/2gZyQaQ)
- How to make a spaceship: The history of the Ansari XPRIZE. Interesting read about how hard it was to build this spaceship. (http://amzn.to/2h8xMzY)
Model rockets are great for kids. I wish there were an equivalently accessible set of programmable RC plane projects.