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Finalist for the 2021 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books in the Hands-on Science Book category!
Knutson's book brims with sidebars on topics ranging from the structure of the atom to the bicycling craze of the 1890s.
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"Every STEM teacher and school librarian should absolutely add this title to their collections."
A science biography that delves into the world of Marie Curie, a person who revolutionized the way we perceive the universe while getting the world to question gender roles and social norms. Follow in her footsteps with hands-on STEM activities!
Author: Julie Knutson
Publisher: Nomad Press (VT)
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 10.00h x 8.00w x 0.30d
Audience: Ages 9-12
About the Author
Julie Knutson is an author and educator with a wide-ranging background in history and the social sciences. She is the author of Global Citizenship: Engage in the Politics of a Changing World and World War I: The Great War to End All Wars from Nomad Press. She holds an undergraduate degree in cultural studies from NYU, a master's degree in political sociology from The London School of Economics, and additional post-graduate degrees in education and art history from Rice University. Julie is an active member of the National Council for the Social Studies and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Michelle Simpson is a professional Canadian illustrator who illustrated The Science of Weather and Climate for Nomad Press. Michelle has also written and illustrated Monsters in My House and Night Festival. She has also worked as a concept artist for children's tv shows Ollie: The Boy Who Became What He Ate Season 2, and Tee and Mo. Most of her inspiration comes from nature and folklore.
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