The American Association for the Advancement of Science has announced the finalists for their 2013 book awards, and How To Raise Monarch Butterflies:  A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids is up for the Hands-on Science Award. This is awarded to a book which “promotes science literacy by showcasing the importance of good science writing that promotes inquiry and hands-on learning.” You can see the full judging criteria and list of nominees at the link above.

Founded in 1848, AAAS serves some 261 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Their publication – Science – has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world, with an estimated total readership of one million.

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MonarchLand Day 2

February 15, 2017 2 Comments 0 tags

The extensive buffet breakfast at the Hilton was a beautiful way to start the day.  We headed to Metepec.  Our guest guide the one and only Estela Romero, ace reporter

A new look at Monarch Butterfly Conservation

May 11, 2016 0 Comments 0 tags

Today I being a series of blogs to tell the story of how I intend to protect the oyamel trees in Mexico. That’s where the monarchs roost, high in the

Book review in the Washington Post!

May 1, 2012 0 Comments 0 tags

I was excited to hear that my book, How To Raise Monarch Butterflies, was reviewed yesterday in the Washington Post, circulation over half a million! http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/an-earth-friendly-reading-list/2012/04/30/gIQAAyxPsT_story.html