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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Suzanne Slade  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Children;

Born: 1964 in Harvey, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

Slade was born in Harvey, Illinois and currently lives in Libertyville, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Suzanne Slade is the author of more than 100 books for children. Her works include picture books, biographies, as well as many non-fiction titles about animals, sports, and nature. One of her favorite parts of the writing process is researching and learning new things.


Published Works

    Picture Books:
  • Animals Are Sleeping, Sylvan Dell, 2008
  • What's New at the Zoo? An Animal Adding Adventure, Sylvan Dell, 2009
  • What's the Difference? An Endangered Animal Subtraction Story, Sylvan Dell, 2010
  • Climbing Lincoln's Steps: The African American Journey, Whitman, 2010
  • Multiply on the Fly, Sylvan Dell, 2011
  • The Great Divide, Sylvan Dell, 2012
  • The House That George Built, Charlesbridge, 2012
  • With Books and Bricks: How Booker T. Washington Built a School, Whitman, 2014
  • Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass, Charlesbridge, 2014
  • The Soda Bottle School, Tilbury House, 2014
  • The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford, Charlesbridge, 2015
  • The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue, Calkins Creek, 2016
  • Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story, Sleeping Bear Press, 2017For Teens:
  • Adopted: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Scarecrow Press, 2007 - Revised 2012Wile E. Coyote, Physical Science Genius: Series
  • Zap!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with Energy, Capstone Press, 2014
  • Splat!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with States of Matter, Capstone Press, 2014SI Kids Guides Books:
  • The Kid's Guide to Money in Sports, Capstone Press, 2014The Science of Speed:
  • The Science of Bicycle Racing, Capstone Press, 2014Food Chain Reactions Series:
  • What if There Were No Bees?, Picture Window Books, 2010
  • What If There Were No Sea Otters?, Picture Window Books, 2010
  • What If There Were No Gray Wolves?, Picture Window Books, 2010
  • What If There Were No Lemmings?, Picture Window Books, 2010Follow It Series:
  • A Raindrop's Journey, Picture Window Books, 2011
  • A Monarch Butterfly's Journey, Picture Window Books, 2011
  • A Plastic Bottle's Journey, Picture Window Books, 2011
  • A Bill's Journey into Law, Picture Window Books, 2011
  • A Dollar Bill's Journey, Picture Window Books, 2011Amazing Science: Life Cycles Series:
  • From Caterpillar to Butterfly: Following the Life Cycle, Picture Window Books, 2008
  • From Egg to Snake, Picture Window Books, 2009
  • From Tadpole to Frog, Picture Window Books, 2008
  • From Seed to Apple Tree, Picture Window Books, 2009
  • From Pup to Rat, Picture Window Books, 2009
  • From Seed to Pine Tree, Picture Window Books, 2009
  • From Puppy to Dog, Picture Window Books, 2008Biographies Series:
  • Susan B. Anthony: Fighter for Freedom and Equality, Picture Window Books, 2007
  • Frederick Douglass: Writer, Speaker, and Opponent of Slavery, Picture Window Books, 2007
  • Sojourner Truth: Preacher for Freedom and Equality, Picture Window Books, 2007
  • Albert Einstein: Scientist and Genius, Picture Window Books, 2007
  • Jackie Robinson: Hero and Athlete, Picture Window, 2008
  • Cesar Chavez: Champion and Voice of Farmworkers, Picture Window Books, 2007
  • Martha Washington: First Lady of the United States, Picture Window Books, 2007
  • Booker T. Washington: Teacher, Speaker, and Leader, Picture Window Books, 2008Food Chains Series:
  • What Eats What in a Desert Food Chain, Picture Window Books, 2012
  • What Eats What in an Ocean Food Chain, Picture Window Books, 2012Under the Microscope: Backyard Bugs Series:
  • Butterflies, PowerKids, 2007
  • Bees, PowerKids, 2007
  • Ladybugs, PowerKids, 2007
  • Grasshoppers, PowerKids, 2007
  • Dragonflies, PowerKids, 2007
  • Ants, PowerKids, 2007The Science of Sports
  • Basketball: How It Works, Capstone Press, 2010Headline Science:
  • Feel the G's: The Science of Gravity and G-Forces, Compass Point Books, 2009Girls Science Club
  • Cool Physics Activities for Girls, Capstone Press, 2012For Fun! Sports
  • Fencing for Fun!, Compass Point Books, 2008Astronomy Now!
  • A Look at Jupiter, PowerKids Press, 2007
  • A Look at Uranus, PowerKids Press, 2007
  • A Look at Neptune, PowerKids Press, 2007
  • A Look at Saturn, PowerKids Press, 200720 Questions: Science
  • What Do You Know about Animal Adaptations?, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • What Do You Know About World Habitats?, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • What Do You Know about Life Cycles?, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • What Do You Know About Plant Life?, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • What Do You Know About Food Chains and Food Webs?, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • What Do You Know About Fossils?, PowerKids Press, 2008Scales and Tales
  • Meet the Peacock, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • Meet the Bearded Dragon, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • Meet the Beaver, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • Meet the Crocodile, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • Meet the Ring-Tailed Lemur, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • Meet the Iguana, PowerKids Press, 2008Cycles in Nature
  • Water on the Move, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • The Rock Cycle, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • The Phases of the Moon, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • The Nitrogen Cycle, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • The Carbon Cycle, PowerKids Press, 2008
  • The Four Seasons, PowerKids Press, 2008Adventures Outdoors
  • Let's Go Camping, PowerKids Press, 2007
  • Let's Go Canoeing and Kayaking, PowerKids Press, 2007
  • Let's Go Fishing, PowerKids, 2007
  • Let's Go Hiking, PowerKids, 2007
  • Let's Go Snowboarding, PowerKids, 2007
  • Let's Go Hunting, PowerKids, 2007Amazing Science: Animal Classification
  • Fish: Finned and Gilled Animals, Picture Window Books, 2009
  • Insects: Six-Legged Animals, Picture Window Books, 2009
  • Birds: Winged and Feathered Animals, Picture Window Brooks, 2009Protecting the Planet
  • What Can We Do About the Energy Crisis?, PowerKids, 2009
  • What Can We Do About Pollution?, PowerKids, 2009
  • What Can We Do About Endangered Animals?, PowerKids, 2009Physical Services
  • Elements in Living Organisms, Rosen, 2007
  • Elements and the Periodic Table, Rosen, 2007
  • Looking at Atoms and Molecules, Rosen, 2007
  • The Structure of Atoms, Rosen, 2007
  • Atoms and Chemical Reactions, Rosen, 2006
  • States of Matter, Rosen, 2006


Selected Titles At Your Library

Animals are sleeping /
ISBN: 1934359106. OCLC Number:

Sylvan Dell Publishing,. Mount Pleasant, SC :. ©2008.

The rhyming text provides information on the sleeping habits of animals that live on land, in water, and fly through the air. "For Creative Minds" section includes animals sorting cards and activities. Reproducible (via photocopy/Xerox), not separate or removable from pages.

What's new at the zoo? :
ISBN: 1607180383. OCLC Number:

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"Travel through the zoo and learn about zoo animals through rhyme. Count up all of the animals you have seen. Includes section 'For Creative Minds' with cards and activities"--

What's the difference? :
ISBN: 1607180812. OCLC Number:

Sylvan Dell Publishing,. Mount Pleasant, S.C. :. ©2010.

Threatened and endangered animals are found all over the world, in all different types of habitats. Readers celebrate the huge difference that caring people make for these animals while practicing subtraction skills. Each animal is presented through a clever rhyming verse and subtraction problem. Includes "For Creative Minds" section.

Climbing Lincoln's steps :
ISBN: 0807512044. OCLC Number:

Albert Whitman,. Chicago, Ill. :. ©2010.

"Climbing Lincoln's Steps" describes important moments of African- American history occurring at the Lincoln Memorial, including Dr. Martin Luther King's famous speech and a visit from the first African- American president and his family.

Multiply on the fly /
ISBN: 1607181282. OCLC Number:

Sylvan Dell Pub.,. Mt. Pleasant, SC :. ©2011.

Rhyming verse presents buggy word problems that can all be solved using multiplication.

The great divide /
ISBN: 1607185210. OCLC Number:

Sylvan Dell Pub.,. Mt. Pleasant, SC :. ©2012.

Focuses on the mathematical skill of division, using different kinds of animal groups like bales (turtles), smacks (jellyfish), and mobs (wallabies).

The house that George built /
ISBN: 1580892620. OCLC Number:

Charlesbridge,. Watertown, MA :. ©2012.

Shares the story of how George Washington had a home built for the future presidents.

With books and bricks :
ISBN: 0807508977. OCLC Number:

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"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Friends for freedom :
ISBN: 1580895689. OCLC Number:

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Discusses how a former slave and an outspoken woman, who came from two different worlds, shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it.

The soda bottle school :
ISBN: 0884483711. OCLC Number:

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In a Guatemalan village, students squished into their tiny schoolhouse, two grades to a classroom. The villagers had tried expanding the school, but the money ran out before the project was finished. No money meant no wall materials, and that meant no more room for the students. Until one boy got a wonderful, crazy idea: Why not use soda bottles, which were scattered all around, to form the cores of the walls?

The inventor's secret :
ISBN: 1580896677. OCLC Number:

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Describes the friendship between the two inventors and how Thomas Edison's advice to the young Henry Ford inspired Ford to work on his automobiles until he came up with an inexpensive, reliable version which became the Model T.

The music in George's head :
ISBN: 1629790990. OCLC Number:

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"With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, Suzanne Slade and Stacy Innerst beautifully reveal just how brilliantly Gershwin reached inside his head to create his masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. It's a surprising and whirlwind composition of notes and sounds and one long wail of a clarinet-dazzling and daring, just like George Gershwin himself!"--[from book jacket].

Out of school and into nature :
ISBN: 1585369861. OCLC Number:

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"A picture book biography about naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. She pioneered a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature"--

Adopted :
ISBN: 0810885689. OCLC Number:

Scarecrow Press,. Lanham :. ©2013.

"Enables young adults to explore their feelings as they read about the personal experiences of other adopted teens"--Amazon.

Zap! :
ISBN: 1476552142. OCLC Number:

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"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with energy"--Provided by publisher."--

Splat! :
ISBN: 1476552150. OCLC Number:

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"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with states of matter"--Provided by publisher."--

The kids' guide to money in sports /
ISBN: 147654154X. OCLC Number:

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Explores the role of money in sports, including scholarships, merchandise, endorsements, and sports agents.

The science of bicycle racing /
ISBN: 1476551928. OCLC Number:

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"Describes the science concepts involved in several types of bicycle racing"--

What if there were no bees? :
ISBN: 140486394X. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Mankato, MN :. ©2011.

"Grassland ecosystems can be found on nearly every continent. Countless animals and plants live in them. So what difference could the loss of one animal species make? Follow the chain reaction, and discover how important bees are.

What if there were no sea otters? :
ISBN: 1404863974. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Mankato, MN :. ©2011.

Discusses the ocean ecosystem and the role of the sea otter as a keystone species in helping to maintain it, describing the otter's place on the food chain and what would happen if the sea otter were to become extinct.

What if there were no gray wolves? :
ISBN: 1404863958. OCLC Number:

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Discusses the temperate forest ecosystem and the role of the gray wolf in helping to maintain it, describing the wolf's place on the food chain and what would happen to the temperate forest if the gray wolf were to become extinct.

What if there were no lemmings? /
ISBN: 1404863966. OCLC Number:

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The tundra ecosystem is vast, covering a large part of the far north. Countless animals and plants live there. So what difference could the loss of one animal species make? Follow the chain reaction, and discover how important lemmings are.

A raindrop's journey /
ISBN: 1404867120. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Mankato, Minn. :. ©2011.

This book follows the journey of a raindrop through the water cycle.

A monarch butterfly's journey /
ISBN: 1404870296. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Mankato, MN :. ©2012.

Explains the life cycle of the monarch butterfly from its time as a small egg to mating and laying its own eggs.

A plastic bottle's journey /
ISBN: 1404867112. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Mankato, MN :. ©2011.

Looks at how plastic bottles are created, filled, distributed, used, and recycled by following the journey of a single bottle.

A bill's journey into law /
ISBN: 140487027X. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Mankato, MN :. ©2012.

Follows a bill from the initial idea to its introduction to Congress to the President's approval.

A dollar bill's journey /
ISBN: 1404867090. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Mankato, MN :. ©2011.

This book follows the journey of a dollar bill from the birth of a dollar bill at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Washington, D.C. to one of the Federal Reserve banks to commercial banks to people to a Federal Reserve bank for shredding to recycling into new products.

From caterpillar to butterfly :
ISBN: 1404849165. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

An introduction to the metamorphosis process.

From egg to snake :
ISBN: 1404851534. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

An introduction to the development and growth of the green snake.

From tadpole to frog :
ISBN: 140484922X. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

Hop through the pages of this book and discover the life cycle of a wood frog.

From seed to apple tree :
ISBN: 1404851593. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

An introduction to the growth and development of the apple.

From pup to rat :
ISBN: 1404851569. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

An introduction to the development and growth of the brown rat.

From seed to pine tree :
ISBN: 1404851623. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

An introduction to the development and growth of the pine tree.

From puppy to dog :
ISBN: 1404849289. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

Learn about the life cycle of a Golden retriever.

Susan B. Anthony :
ISBN: 1404831045. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2007.

An elementary biography of one of the first leaders of the campaign for women's rights who helped organize the women's suffrage movement.

Frederick Douglass :
ISBN: 1404831029. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2007.

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the escaped slave who went on to fight for the abolition of slavery.

Sojourner Truth :
ISBN: 1404837264. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, MN :. ©2008.

A biography of Sojourner Truth, who fought for the abolition of slavery and women's rights in nineteenth-century America.

Albert Einstein :
ISBN: 1404837302. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, MN :. ©2008.

A biography of Albert Einstein, the brilliant physicist who changed the world's concepts of space, time, and energy.

Jackie Robinson :
ISBN: 140483978X. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, MN :. ©2008.

Profiles Jackie Robinson and his contribution to baseball.

Cesar Chavez :
ISBN: 1404837248. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2008.

A biography of the famous leader of the United Farm Workers.

Martha Washington :
ISBN: 1404837272. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, MN :. ©2008.

A biography of Martha Washington, the wife of George Washington and America's first lady.

Booker T. Washington :
ISBN: 1404839771. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis :. ©2008.

Tells the story of Booker T. Washington's childhood following the end of slavery, his struggle to get an education, his journey at age sixteen to the Hampton Institute, and his lifelong interest in education for African Americans.

What eats what in a desert food chain? /
ISBN: 1404876901. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. North Mankato, MN :. 2013.

The Sonoran desert teems with life. From an Octillo plant to a Crested Caracara, the living things in this book are linked together in a food chain. Each one of them needs the others in order to live. Find out what eats what in the Sonoran Desert!

What eats what in an ocean food chain? /
ISBN: 1404876960. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. North Mankato, MN :. 2013.

The Great Barrier Reef teems with life. From algae to a grey reef shark, the animals in this book are linked together in a food chain. Each one of them needs the others in order to live. Find out what eats what in the ocean!

Butterflies /
ISBN: 1404238212. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Describes the physical characteristics of a butterfly, habitats, food, enemies, and more.

Bees /
ISBN: 1404238220. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Describes bees found in a backyard, how they work, eat, life cycle, and make honey.

Ladybugs /
ISBN: 1404238182. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Describes the physical characteristics of a ladybug, habitat, food, enemies, and more.

Grasshoppers /
ISBN: 1404238204. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Describes the physical characteristics of a grasshopper, habitats, food, and enemies.

Dragonflies /
ISBN: 1404238190. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

This look at the dragonfly describes the traits and behavior of this common species.

Ants /
ISBN: 1404238239. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Discussion of the physical characteristics and behavior of ants.

Basketball :
ISBN: 1429648732. OCLC Number:

Capstone Press,. Mankato, Minn. :. ©2010.

"Describes the science behind the sport of basketball, including offense, defense, arenas, and trick plays"--Provided by publisher.

Feel the G's :
ISBN: 0756540526. OCLC Number:

Compass Point Books,. Mankato, MN :. ©2009.

Explains the science behind G-forces using news stories and everyday applications.

Cool physics activities for girls /
ISBN: 1429680229. OCLC Number:

Capstone Press,. North Mankato, Minn. :. ©2012.

"Provides step-by-step instructions for activities demonstrating physics concepts and scientific explanations of the concepts presented"--Provided by publisher.

Fencing for fun! /
ISBN: 0756538661. OCLC Number:

Compass Point Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2009.

People have been sword fighting, or fencing, for thousands of years. Books and movies are full of sword-fighting heroes and now you can learn how a sword is handled, the different types of fencing weapons, and the equipment needed to protect a fencers body.

A look at Jupiter /
ISBN: 1404238298. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

This book introduces Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun, and explains that Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system.

A look at Uranus /
ISBN: 140423831X. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York, NY :. 2008.

This book introduces Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun, and explains that it has at least twenty-seven moons circling it.

A look at Neptune /
ISBN: 1404238328. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. ©2008.

An introduction to the physical features of the eighth planet from the sun.

A look at Saturn /
ISBN: 1404238301. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

An introduction to the physical features of the second-largest planet in our solar system.

What do you know about animal adaptations? /
ISBN: 140424199X. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Explores twenty questions about animal adaptation, covering such topics as hibernation, camouflage, and habitats.

What do you know about world habitats? /
ISBN: 1404241981. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Explores twenty questions about habitats around the world, describing wetlands, grasslands, tundra, deserts, forests, and connections between habitats.

What do you know about life cycles? /
ISBN: 1404242015. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Explores twenty questions about life cycles, describing the development of insects, amphibians, birds, fish, and mammals.

What do you know about plant life? /
ISBN: 1404242007. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group / PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Explores twenty questions about plant life, covering plant structure and growth, photosynthesis, jobs plants do, and other topics.

What do you know about food chains and food webs? /
ISBN: 1404242023. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

Children's questions and answers highlight food chains, from how food chains start, to forming food webs and how people change food chains.

What do you know about fossils? /
ISBN: 1404241973. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2008.

This book answers questions about the special characteristics of different preserved animals and plants that lived long ago.

Meet the peacock /
ISBN: 1404245030. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2009.

An introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of the peacock, the male of which is called the peafowl.

Meet the bearded dragon /
ISBN: 1404245006. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. ©2009.

Learn about the appearance, habitat, mating, family life, behavior, and predators of the bearded dragon.

Meet the crocodile /
ISBN: 1404245049. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2009.

An introduction to the crocodile including its physical features, developmental stages, and behavior.

Meet the ring-tailed lemur /
ISBN: 1404245014. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. ©2009.

Photographs and simple text introduce readers to the habits and habitats of the ring-tailed lemur.

Meet the iguana /
ISBN: 1404244999. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. ©2009.

An introduction to the iguana, including its physical features, developmental stages, and behavior.

The rock cycle /
ISBN: 1404234934. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Readers discover how igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks live, die, and are reborn as part of the never-ending rock cycle.

The phases of the moon /
ISBN: 1404234888. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Describes each of the moon's phases, explaining in text and diagrams why the moon appears as it does from Earth.

The nitrogen cycle /
ISBN: 1404234918. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Describes the jobs performed by nitrogen and discusses the stops in its cycle throughout nature, such as air, plants, animals, and soil.

Let's go camping /
ISBN: 1404236503. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

This book describes camping, presenting information on plans and preparations, campsites, gear, tents, campfire cooking, and more.

Let's go canoeing and kayaking /
ISBN: 140423649X. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

This motivating book will inspire your students to head outdoors and experience the adventures of canoeing and kayaking.

Let's go fishing /
ISBN: 1404236473. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

This book describes the sport of fishing, presenting information on fishing locations, fishing gear and supplies, bait and hook, casting, and more.

Let's go hiking /
ISBN: 1404236511. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

This book describes hiking, presenting information on choosing a trail, hiking gear, backpacking, map reading, safety tips, and much more.

Let's go snowboarding /
ISBN: 1404236481. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Describes the sport of snowboarding, from freeriding to Olympic competition, and explains basic equipment, techniques, and related topics.

Let's go hunting /
ISBN: 1404236465. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

An introduction to the history, techniques, and other facets of the sport of hunting.

Fish :
ISBN: 1404855238. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2010.

Examines the physical characteristics that led to fish being scientifically classified as fish.

Insects :
ISBN: 1404855246. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2010.

What do insects eat? Do insects have bones? Buzz through the pages of this book to learn all about insects.

Birds :
ISBN: 140485522X. OCLC Number:

Picture Window Books,. Minneapolis, Minn. :. ©2010.

Learn all about birds.

What can we do about the energy crisis? /
ISBN: 1435824814. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2010.

Describes and explores issues related to energy, and how to develop cleaner, cheaper sources.

What can we do about pollution? /
ISBN: 1435824857. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2010.

Provides information about pollution, discussing acid rain, hazardous waste, laws, and other related topics; and examines ways in which people can fight it.

What can we do about endangered animals? /
ISBN: 1435824776. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. ©2010.

Examines endangered species, the reasons they are under threat, and what is being done to protect plants and animals for the future.

Elements in living organisms /
ISBN: 1404221719. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Examines a variety of elements in living organisms.

Elements and the periodic table /
ISBN: 1404234187. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. ©2007.

Examines elements that people have studied throughout history including the periodic table.

Looking at atoms and molecules /
ISBN: 1404221662. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Examines atoms and molecules.

The structure of atoms /
ISBN: 1404221611. OCLC Number:

PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Learn what atoms are.

Atoms and chemical reactions /
ISBN: 1404234152. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Examines chemical reactions, chemical equations, atoms and molecules.

States of matter /
ISBN: 1404221638. OCLC Number:

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press,. New York :. 2007.

Discusses the various states of matter.


Awards

Susan B. Anthony, Fighter for Freedom and Equality

  • Recommended Titles List, Amelia Bloomer
  • What if There Were No Sea Otters?

  • 2011 Silver Moonbeam Children's Book Award
  • From Seed to Apple Tree

  • 2010 Blueberry Award Winner
  • The Great Divide

  • Literary Classics Gold Award, 2012
  • Multiply on the Fly

  • Eureka! Silver Honor Book, 2011
  • 2014 ILLINOIS READS Book
  • What's New at the Zoo?

  • Teachers' Choice Children's Book Award, 2011
  • Climbing Lincoln's Steps

  • Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2011
  • CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books For Young People, 2011
  • Scholastic School Book Fair Selection
  • The House That George Built

  • Junior Library Guild Selection, 2012
  • Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year
  • Children's Book of the Month Selection
  • 2016 ILLINOIS READS Book
  • With Books and Bricks

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    Slade enjoys visiting grade schools and giving her engaging, hands-on presentations. Please visit her website at www.suzanneslade.com to see more details about her programs. To learn about Ms. Slade's virtual visits via Skype, see skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/page/Suzanne+Slade