Suzanne is the award-winning author of more than 100 children's books,
an adoptive mother, and a mechanical engineer who worked on rockets.
She often writes about STEM women (A. Comstock, K. Johnson, J. Almeida),
her hometown Chicago heroes (G. Brooks, J. Addams, H. Globetrotters),
space exploration (Countdown, Daring Dozen, Astronaut Annie), and more.
Wonderful Educators & Librarians: You are incredible! I applaud your
herculean efforts during this difficult time. As a small thank you, I created a few videos to share with students whenever you wish!
*Released November 2020
*Junior Library Guild Selection
*Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
*Coretta Scott King Illus. Honor Book
*Horn Book Starred Review
*School Library Journal Starred Review
*SLJ Best Books 2020
*Parent's Magazine: Best Books 2020
What?! A woman discovered
the first human coronavirus?
*Releases March 15, 2021
*Discover the story of June Almeida, and how her pioneering work is helping fight Covid-19 today. The
author worked closely with June's
daughter to create this inspiring book.