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The SIYENCE nonfictionista!
Quality nonfiction, for every kid, everyday!
awarded to CARS ON MARS
Awarded to all my science titles!
Awarded to Bug Shots
SNEEZE! was awarded the AIP Science Writing Award for Children
Awarded to Footprints on the Moon
Mosquito Bite was an Orbis Pictus Honor Book
I am a member of iNK.
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Reviews & Awards
BUG SHOTS: The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly
CARS ON MARS: Roving the Red Planet
FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON
"Riding the Century" in
WHAT A SONG CAN DO
GLOBAL VILLAGES CIRCLE OF LIFE
"Going to Mars"
How I wrote CARS ON MARS.
Charlesbridge Publishing Company
Order Books from Charlesbridge
Order books from Holiday House.
Dennis Kunkel's Microphotography
The Nonfiction Minute
My letter in the NEW YORK TIMES
Are you afraid of spiders?
New! July 2015
I write books that turn STEM into STEAM!
The "A" is for art.
California Reading Association Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Award Gold Medal
2012 NSTA Outstanding Science Tradebook
2012 Finalist of the Animal Behavior Society Outstanding Children's Book Award
"Go 303,000,000 miles, then stop at the fourth rock from the Sun."
So begins this marvelous book...
"CARS ON MARS grips the kids with its title, then hauls them into a great story laden with facts that are consistently interesting."
--from FUSE # 8 Review of the Day
NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book
Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year 2010
New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading & Sharing
Top 10 Science-Tech Books Booklist Online
2010 Finalist AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books
Starred Reviews: School Library Journal; Booklist
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