Suzanne Slade
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Suzanne Slade

Suzanne Slade is the Sibert Honor author of more than 150 books for children. A mechanical engineer by degree, Suzanne often writes about STEM topics, as well as fascinating figures in history. Visit her at www.suzanneslade.com. Newest books: THE UNIVERSE AND YOU *Kirkus STARRED review MARS IS: STARK SLOPE, SILVERY SNOW, AND STARTLING SURPRISES *Booklist STARRED review JUNE ALMEIDA, VIRUS DETECTIVE! THE WOMAN WHO DISCOVERED THE FIRST HUMAN CORONAVIRUS SWISH! THE SLAM-DUNKING, ALLEY-OOPING, HIGH-FLYING HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS *Junior Library Guild Selection EXQUISITE: THE POETRY AND LIFE OF GWENDOLYN BROOKS *Robert F. Sibert Honor Book *Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book A COMPUTER CALLED KATHERINE: HOW KATHERINE JOHNSON HELPED PUT AMERICA ON THE NOON *Kirkus STARRED review DARING DOZEN: THE TWELVE WHO WALKED ON THE MOON *Booklist STARRED review COUNTDOWN: 2979 DAYS TO THE MOON *School Library Journal STARRED review *Publishers Weekly STARRED review *Booklist STARRED review *2019 Outstanding Science Trade Books *2019 NSTA Best STEM Books list *Junior Library Guild Selection ASTRONAUT ANNIE *Story Time From Space selection (read by astronaut on the Space Station) *PBS Books "Best Children's Picture Books of 2018" *Brightly's Best Children's Books DANGEROUS JANE *2018 Bank Street College of Educ. Best Books of the Year (STARRED Ages 5-9) *2018 CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People *The Washington Post "Books to Help Build Strong Girls" OUT OF SCHOOL AND INTO NATURE: THE ANNA COMSTOCK STORY *Kirkus Starred Review *2018 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book *2018 Amelia Bloomer Recommended List *2018 Green Earth Book Award Honor Winner *2017 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA) *2017 California Reading Assoc. Eureka! Silver Award THE MUSIC IN GEORGE'S HEAD: GEORGE GERSHWIN CREATES RHAPSODY IN BLUE *Four Starred Reviews (Kirkus, Booklist, Publishers' Weekly, School Library Journal) *Parents’ Choice Gold Award *Booklist's Top 10 Arts Books for Youth List *Junior Library Guild Selection *California Reading Assoc. Eureka! Gold Award *2017 CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People *2017 Paterson Prize for Books for Young Readers (PreK-3rd) *2017 Bank Street College of Educ. Best Books of the Year (Ages 5-9) *2017 Golden Kite Winner for Picture Book Illustration THE INVENTOR'S SECRET *2017 NSTA Best STEM Book List *2016 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book *CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People FRIENDS FOR FREEDOM *Amelia Bloomer Recommended Titles List *CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books For Young People *Starred Review - Publishers Weekly THE SODA BOTTLE SCHOOL *California Reading Assoc. Eureka! Silver Award *2015 Reading is Fundamental Multicultural Booklist *2015 Green Prize THE HOUSE THAT GEORGE BUILT *Junior Library Guild Selection *Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year *2016 ILLINOIS READS selection CLIMBING LINCOLN'S STEPS *Paterson Prize for Books for Young People *Notable Social Studies Trade Books For Young People *Available in most Scholastic School Book Fairs MULTIPLY ON THE FLY *California Reading Assoc. Eureka! Silver Honor Book *Illinois READS selection WHAT'S NEW AT THE ZOO? *Teachers' Choice Children's Book Award
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