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!
"A respectful, important tribute
to an instrumental rocket scientist."
— Kirkus Review
"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
"A respectful, important tribute to an
instrumental rocket scientist.— Kirkus Review
*NSTA Best STEM Books list
*New York Public Library Best Books for Kids list
"Readers will find a lot of charm here..." — Booklist
*Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List
*CA Reading Assoc. Eureka Silver award
*South Carolina Book Award nominee