Media and Schools

Feel free to download and use any photos here or on website for a school visit announcement, article, or author event.

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Author bios. you may copy and paste for announcements /publications.

Short:

Suzanne Slade is the Sibert Honor author of over 150 children's books. An engineer by degree, she enjoys writing about STEM topics, as well as inspiring figures in history.

Medium (space focus):

Sibert Honor author Suzanne Slade has written more than 150 children's books. As a mechanical engineer who worked on rockets, many of her titles are about space and women in STEM. Some recent titles include The Universe and You, Mars Is: Stark Slopes, Silvery Snow, and Startling Surprises, June Almeida, Virus Detective!, The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus, and A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon (NSTA Best STEM Book). Her title, Astronaut Annie, soared to the ISS and was read by astronaut Anne McClain for Story Time From Space.

Longer:

Suzanne Slade is the Sibert Honor author of over 150 children's books. An engineer by degree, she enjoys writing on STEM topics, as well as inspiring figures in history. A popular speaker, she visits dozens of schools every year and has been invited to speak at numerous conferences such as ALA, IRA, ISLMA, NSTA, as well as the National Book Festival. Some of her recent titles include Mars Is, June Almeida, Virus Detective!A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon, Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks, and Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon. Suzanne's books are enjoyed by readers around the world and also in space! Her picture book Astronaut Annie was read aboard the International Space Station for Story Time From Space. 

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