Suzanne is the Sibert Honor author of more than 150 children's books,

an adoptive mother, and a mechanical engineer who worked on rockets.

She likes to write about women in STEM, her Chicago hometown heroes

(DYK the Globetrotters began in Chicago?), space exploration and more.

Children around the world enjoy reading her book (plus Hamilton actresses,

the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Grammy winning singers, and an astronaut!)

Educators & Librarians: You are tireless, fearless, compassionate, creative,  

and much more. In a word -- Superstars!  As a small thank you, here's a few 

author videos you might enjoy sharing with your students.

What's New?
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*Released March 15, 2021

*Book Trailer

*Washington Post article 

*WZZM "13 Reads" TV Interview


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*Released April 1, 2021

*Booklist Starred Review

*Book Trailer

*Washington Post article 

*Story behind the Story

*Video: Author/Expert Chat

*STEM Read Podcast Interview



*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

*Book Trailer

*Creation of EXQUISITE 

*Author/Illustrator Book Reading 

*CSO Musical Book Reading 

*Hamilton Cast Reading

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