Teen Innovators: An Interview with Author Fred Estes

“When will I ever use this?” Every STEM teacher has heard this question before and will likely hear it again. Answer your students with Teen Innovators: Nine Young People Engineering a Better World with Creative Inventions. This new nonfiction profiles nine YA innovators who discovered a problem, conducted research, and used STEM to solve the issue.

Today author Fred Estes joins us to reveal his inspiration for the book, tips on increasing creativity, and his upcoming projects. Don’t miss the free downloadable teaching guide!

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Welcome to the Table: Meeting the creators of BRAIDING SWEETGRASS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

by Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist

While writing can be a lonely process, it takes a community to make a book ready for a new audience. This was the case with Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. Each step in adaptation process informed the next, building a continuity between the original text by Robin Wall Kimmerer, the new paths forged by Monique Gray Smith, and the gorgeous artwork by Nicole Neidhardt.

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Introducing: Cheriton Children’s Books

We are so pleased to share that we have added a new series nonfiction publisher, Cheriton Children’s Books, to the Lerner Publisher Services roster. Cheriton believes that education begins by sparking an interest and then fanning that flame. Keep reading to learn more about their engaging series such as Disaster Zone, Energy Evolutions, Help! Study Hacks, and It Happened to Me.

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Make Way for Animals!: An Author Interview with Meeg Pincus

Around the world, roads and highways have cut through natural spaces. As a result, wild animals are cut off from the resources they need to survive. Make Way for Animals!: A World of Wildlife Crossings explores the creative solutions engineers and wildlife biologists have found to save both animal and human lives and help preserve ecosystems.

Today author Meeg Pincus joins us to share her inspiration for this nonfiction picture book, her research process, and more!

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Animal Book Roundup: Critters, Creatures, and Creepy Crawlies!

From the adorable to the fascinatingly frightening, animals continue to captivate readers. Whether you’re looking for books to support science curriculum or are seeking fascinating nonfiction to appease animal lovers in your library, our roundup below includes titles readers of all ages will love.

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