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Astronauts Zoom!

An Astronaut Alphabet

Deborah Lee Rose

36 pages
Persnickety Press

"An alphabet of activities inside and outside the International Space Station. In big, bright photographs, a cast of astronauts—nearly half women, and diverse of race and national origin—[show] a high-spirited picture of daily life in low-Earth orbit. A fizzy mix of space fun and science!"

Zoom around Earth from A to Z with real astronauts on the International Space Station in Astronauts Zoom! "You are there" photos and fun, fact-filled text give young readers and listeners a space-eye view of astronauts in action in this out-of-this-world alphabet book.

Author Bio

Deborah Lee Rose is the internationally published author of Scientists Get Dressed, winner of the national DeBary Award for Outstanding Science Books for Children, and coauthor of Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle, winner of the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books and the Bank Street College Cook Prize for Best STEM Picture Book (both published by Persnickety Press/WunderMill Books). She is also the author of the beloved books Jimmy the Joey, The Twelve Days of Kindergarten, The Twelve Days of Winter, and Into the A, B, Sea: An Ocean Alphabet which has sold more than a quarter million copies. Her books have been included in major language arts collections and reading curricula, and published in multiple languages. Deborah was senior science writer for UC Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science, where she worked on many groundbreaking STEM education projects, including several funded by NASA. She directed communications for the ALA/AASL honored, NSF-funded STEM education website howtosmile.org. Deborah lives in Silver Spring, MD and speaks at conferences, public book events, schools and libraries across the country. www.deborahleerose.com