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Sibert Honoree, Suzanne Slade, is the author of 150 children's books, an adoptive mother, and a mechanical engineer who worked on rockets. She likes to share true stories about women in STEM, little-known heroes, space, and other exciting topics. Her books are enjoyed by children around the world (plus a Grammy-winning singer, astronaut, Hamilton actress, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.)

Educators & Librarians: You are tireless, fearless, kind, patient, inventive superstars! As a small thank you, here are a few author videos you might enjoy sharing with your students.  

New Books for 2022!
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"A respectful, important tribute

to an instrumental rocket scientist."

                          Kirkus Review

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"Readers will find a lot of charm here, and the illustrations bring one back to the period, into the rural Tennessee mountains, and ultimately to the big city, where Dolly finally finds fame."  Booklist

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