Scientists Are Saving the World!
Author: Saskia Gwinn
Illustrator: Ana Albero
This riotous romp is a front-row seat into the world of today’s scientists. Find out who travels back in time to the land of dinosaurs, spends their day singing with whales, who collects stars in jars, who spies on snails, and more. The best part about scientists? They started off a lot like YOU!
Children will get to know more about the exciting careers of: Mary Anning, paleontologist; Louis R. Purnell, ocean explorer and paleontologist; Valentina Tereshkova, astronaut; Liu Yang, astronaut; Joanne Simpson, meteorologist; June Bacon-Bercey, meteorologist; Deepal Warakagoda, ornithologist; Katy Payne, acoustic biologist; Stephanie Wilson, astronaut and engineer; Shigeo Hirose, robot engineer; Hans Hass, marine biologist; Eugenie Clark, marine biologist; Natalie Starkey, geologist; Haraldur Sigurosson, geologist; Janaki Ammal, botanist; Ynes Mexia, botanist; Filippo Silvestri, entomologist; Charles Henry Turner, zoologist and entomologist; Wangari Maathai, environmental activist, received Nobel Peace Prize; Sir David Attenborough, biologist and broadcaster; Rachel Schneerson, doctor, vaccine developer; Uğur Şahin, oncologist and immunologist; Özlem Türeci, immunologist, cancer researcher; Jedidah Isler, astrophysicist; and Neta Bahcall, astrophysicist.