Alexander Graham Bell for Kids wins a AAAS/Subaru Prize!
February 2019: "Honoring the best in science books for children and young adults," the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books celebrates outstanding science writing and illustration. I'm proud to announce that the is ! Subaru generously honored the winners at the AAAS meetings in DC in February. What fun!
It's finally out! WEIRD ANIMALS hits stores January 1st
January 1, 2019: My newest book is out! is a book I'd been hoping to publish for many years. It's based on a popular program I give at elementary schools, called "Why Are These Animals So Weird." The book is full of fascinating photos of strange-looking critters with interactive text that challenges readers to predict the why behind the unusual animal anatomy. Find out more about this book here.
Follow the Chase at
May 25, 2019: Photographer Tom Uhlman and I are going storm-chasing with herself, Purdue University research meteorologist Robin Tanamachi and her students May 25 - June 1st. We'll be blogging and posting to social media from the road as we pursue big storms and hope to see a twister in action. Follow along at and on and .