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Book cover photo by Glen Hush (c) Jane Veltkamp
NEW BOOK FOR FALL 2019—SCIENTISTS GET DRESSED
IF YOU WERE A SCIENTIST, HOW WOULD YOU GET DRESSED? EXPLORE HOW SCIENTISTs SUIT UP, GOWN UP, GEAR UP, EVEN DRESS UP IN COSTUME TO DO THEIR WORK, FROM THE OCEAN TO SPACE, FROM THE LAB TO THE FOREST CANOPY, FROM GLACIERS TO VOLCANOES
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MEET DEBORAH AT THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE JUNE 20-25 AND THE NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL AUGUST 31
Contact Deborah for school visits and presentations—Teachers say "The students were enthralled! Deborah's enthusiasm was infectious.”
BEAUTY AND THE BEAK will soon be out in paperback, and in Scholastic and Follett book fairs!
Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published, award-winning author of many books including the new SCIENTISTS GET DRESSED (Persnickety Press, Fall 2019). BEAUTY AND THE BEAK: HOW SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND A 3D-PRINTED BEAK RESCUED A BALD EAGLE, coauthored with Idaho raptor biologist Janie Veltkamp, won the Bank Street College Cook Prize for Best STEM Picture Book and AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books. Deborah wrote the humorous school classics THE TWELVE DAYS OF KINDERGARTEN and THE TWELVE DAYS OF WINTER, JIMMY THE JOEY about a young koala's rescue, and INTO THE A, B, SEA, with nearly a quarter million copies sold. She helped create and directed communications for the ALA/AASL honored, NSF/Oracle funded STEM activity website howtosmile.org and was senior science writer at UC Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science. Born in Philadelphia, Deborah graduated from Cornell University and has been a national science writing fellow and Congressional App Challenge consultant.
“While the scientists in the book include pioneers in their fields and environmental heroes, SCIENTISTS GET DRESSED captures the important fact that scientists work everywhere, and are everyday people children might encounter.”— Christine Royce, author of “Teaching Through Trade Books” column, NSTA Science and Children journal