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 enjoys writing about women in STEM (Anna Comstock, June Almeida, Katherine Johnson), space exploration (Countdown, Daring Dozen, Astronaut Annie), hometown Chicago heroes (Gwendolyn Brooks, Jane Addams, Harlem Globetrotters), and more.
Dear Wonderful Educators: You are my heroes! I applaud your herculean efforts during this difficult time. As a small thank you, I made a few videos
you may share with your class whenever you wish!
*Released November 2020
*Junior Library Guild Selection
*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 incredible story of June Almeida, who discovered the first human coronavirus, and how her pioneering work is helping fight Covid-19 today!
*The author worked closely with June's daughter on this important, inspiring book