Children's books that inspire, teach, entertain and engage
Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published, acclaimed author of children's books that weave themes of the environment, STEM, family, school and love of reading. Her newest book in progress, Beauty's Beak, is the true story of Beauty the bald eagle who received a pioneering, 3D-printed prosthetic beak. Her coauthor is Jane Veltkamp, the raptor biologist who led the beak engineering team and takes care of Beauty.
Deborah's nonfiction book Jimmy the Joey, about koala rescue, was named to the 2015 Reading is Fundamental/Macy's Multicultural Collection, is a National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council Outstanding Trade Book for Students K-12, and won the California Reading Association Eureka Honor Award for Nonfiction. Her ocean alphabet book, Into the A,B,Sea has sold nearly a quarter million copies. She speaks at conferences, schools, libraries and book festivals nationwide.
Deborah is also an internationally published science writer, who helped create and directed communications for the award-winning, NSF/Oracle-funded STEM activity website howtosmile.org, based at UC Berkeley's renowned Lawrence Hall of Science. She directed communications for Lindsay Wildlife Experience, which includes the first wildlife hospital established in the United States, and served as communications consultant for the Congressional App Challenge, a congressional initiative to engage high school students nationwide in coding, computer science and STEM.