Alexandra Siy

writer & photographer


American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award!

2008 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award

"What’s in a sneeze? Dust mites, dander, pollen — all magnified here up to 222,220 times. A regular old sneeze, set off by microscopic particles, turns out to be more fascinating than you think."
--New York Times April 13, 2008


"This offering has it all--from explosive humor and drama to fascinating pictures, precise and clearly presented information, useful backmatter, and a topic that touches on a universal experience."
Kirkus starred review


NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Selector's Choice

Bookbuilders of Boston New England Book Show Winner

New York Public Library's One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing List for 2007

Chicago Public Library Best of the Best