Karen Bush Gibson

Karen Bush Gibson

Karen Bush Gibson is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books for children and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. One of her books about women aviators was named a 2014 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People by the NCSS and a selection in Air & Space/Smithsonian's Best Children's Books of 2013 roundup of aviation and space-themed books. Karen lives in Norman, Oklahoma.

Website: kbgibson.net/writing-for-kids

Facebook: facebook.com/Books4CuriousKids

Nomad Press Titles Written by Karen Bush Gibson

Girls in Science 5 Title Set

Girls in Science 5 Title Set

Titles in this paperback set include: Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig Architecture: Cool Women Who Design Structures Astronomy: Cool Women in Space, Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms Books are all four color and have Guided Reading Levels between T-W.

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Girls in Science 10 Title Set

Girls in Science 10 Title Set

Hard cover titles in this set include: Technology: Cool Women Who Code Astronomy: Cool Women in Space Engineering: Cool Women Who Design Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms Architecture: Cool Women Who Design Structures   Guided reading levels range from S to Z

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Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Paleontologists

Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Paleontologists

With Stem Projects for Kids

Who were the first people to walk upright? What kind of life existed millions of years ago? How have organisms changed through the eons? These are the kinds of questions that keep paleontologists awake at night! In Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Paleontologists with STEM Projects for Kids, readers 8 to 11 meet five female paleontologists who made breakthrough discoveries of ancient life from millions of years ago, including Mary Anning, Mignon Talbot, Tilly Edinger,...

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Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Programmers

Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Programmers

With Stem Projects for Kids

Do you like solving problems? Are you dying to automate even the simplest of processes? Do you always need to know how things? Programming is the process of breaking down complex tasks into a set of instructions. This is what programmers do when they write code that will make your computer do what you tell it to! In Gutsy Girls Go for Science: Programmers with STEM Projects for Kids, readers ages 8 to 11 meet...

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Meteorology

Meteorology

Cool Women Who Weather Storms

Does the weather fascinate you? Are you curious about where storms get their strength? Do you ever think about what the long-term effect of weather patterns will be on the earth? Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms introduces readers ages 9 to 12 to three women working in meteorology who are making an impact and inspiring future generations of meteorologists. Introduces readers to real women who are making strides in the field of meteorology, making...

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The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

The Journey Across the Country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad

Westward ho! If you travel across certain parts of the United States, you can still see wagon wheel ruts where people crossed the West in search of more opportunity and better lives more than 200 years ago! The Oregon Trail: The Journey Across the Country From Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad offers readers ages 9 to 12 a fascinating look at the explorers and settlers who traveled this route during the westward expansion...

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Cells

Cells

Experience Life at its Tiniest

Every living thing, from the common cold to every plant, animal, and person on Earth, is made up of cells. In Cells: Experience Life at Its Tiniest, readers ages 12 to 15 investigate these basic building blocks of life and learn how they affect our health, reproduction, criminal investigations, and agriculture! Readers learn the science behind how cell science is being used for food production, cures for disease, and the criminal justice system. Uses an...

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Marine Biology

Marine Biology

Cool Women Who Dive

Planet Earth has more than twice as much water covering its surface than land! In Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive, readers ages 9-12 meet three women who are studying the organisms that live in oceans, wetlands, and estuaries, which offer clues to the very beginnings of life. Combines biology and oceanography while integrating STEM and environmentalism. Introduces readers to real women who are making strides in the field of marine biology, making career goals...

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