An NSTA 2019 Outstanding Science

Trade Books selection, An NSTA 2019 Best STEM Books selection, An NCSS and CBC Notable Socials Studies Trade Books for Young People selection, 2019 Green Prize Winner Santa Monica Public Library

      "The perfect choice to inspire young readers and listeners, with just the right amount of detail to inspire, entrance, and encourage further investigation." -Kirkus (Starred)

"Sisson fashions a picture book that is laudably thorough and informative, and it's a visual treat as well." -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (Recommended)

An "inspiring story of Rachel Carson...rendered in warm, sunny earth tones...Carson's days as a child were primarily spent outdoors, and Sisson emphasizes her subject's love of animals, keen observation skills, and enthusiasm for the natural world." - Horn Book

School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Vermont Red Clover Children's Choice A ML, California Book Awards Master List, ALA Notable Children's Books, Orbis Pictus Honor Book

       "Beginning with the first page, Sisson introduces the magnitude of the universe, visually presenting the Milky Way and our sun's place in it."  -The Horn Book (Starred)

      "Sisson's economical narrative and lighthearted illustrations convey Sagan's regard for the power of imagination and his generous approach to knowledge...both friendly and inspiring." - Kirkus (Starred)

      "Told in a narrative format, this beautifully designed and illustrated picture book gives readers a glimpse into the childhood wonderings Sagan experienced as he looked at the night sky and imagined possibilities ...A gorgeous, informative offering for biography and science collections." - School Library Journal (Starred)

The Princess Posey Series of twelve books wherein first grade Posey encounters everyday first grade challenges. Family, friends and teachers help Posey through with love and friendship.

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