Works

2014

Muddy Max:The Mystery of Marsh Creek

2013

Volcano Rising

2013

Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit up the World

2012

Eruption! Volcanoes and the Science of Saving Lives

2012

The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity

2011

For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart

2007

A Day With No Crayons

2007

The Planet Hunter: The Story Behind What Happened to Pluto

2007

Will it Blow? Become a Volcano Detective at Mount St. Helens

2002

Generation Fix: Young Ideas for a Better World

Awards and Recognition

  • Junior Library Guild selection, The Next Wave, 2014-2015
  • ALA Notable, for Eruption!, 2014, The Mighty Mars Rovers, 2013
  • CCBC Choice for Eruption! and Volcano Rising, 2014
  • Children's Book Committee Best Book of the Year for Electrical Wizard, 2014
  • Association of School Librarians Northern California Distinguished Books for Eruption!
  • Pennsylvania Readers Choice Award finalist for Eruption!, 2014
  • Flicker Tale children's choice award finalist (North Dakota) for Eruption!, 2015
  • AAAS/Subaru Prize finalist for Eruption!, 2014
  • Booklist Top 30 for K-8 for Eruption!, 2013
  • Best Book of the Year lists for School Library Journal and NBC News, 2013 for Eruption!
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Website

Location

Portland, OR

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Category

Fiction & Literature, Children, General Non-Fiction, Biography & History

agent Contact

Kelly Sonnack