Andrea Wang: Environmental Science & "Writing the Books We Needed"
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by Artemis Roehrig & Rajani LaRocca
1y ago
Join children's book authors  Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to environmental scientist and children's book author Andrea Wang about Environmental Science & "Writing the Books We Needed." You can find books by all our guests in the STEM Women in KidLit bookstore! Support STEM Women in Kidlit! Books recommended on this episode: Smelly Kelly and His Super Senses: How James Kelly's Nose Saved the New York City Subway Beth Anderson (Author)  Jenn Harney (Illustrator) Being a Dog: A Tail of Mindfulness Maria Gianferrari (Author)  Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Th ..read more
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Amitha Knight: Writing Through Residency
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by Artemis Roehrig & Rajani LaRocca
2y ago
Join children's book authors  Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to doctor and children's book author Amitha Jagannath Knight about Writing Through Residency. You can find books by all our guests in the STEM Women in KidLit bookstore!  Books recommended on this episode: ADA Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine Laurie Wallmark (Author)  April Chu (Illustrator) Sky Gazing: A Guide to the Moon, Sun, Planets, Stars, Eclipses, and Constellations Meg Thacher (Author) Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer Traci Sorell (Auth ..read more
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Karen Strong: Tech, Haints, and "Debugging A Book"
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by Artemis Roehrig & Rajani LaRocca
2y ago
Rajani and Artemis talk to software developer and children's book author Karen Strong about technology, haints, and "debugging a book." Learn more about Karen and her books on her website: https://www.karen-strong.com/ Purchase Just South of Home Books recommended on this episode: How to Code A Rollercoaster (Funk/Palacios) Feathers: Not Just for Flying (Stewart/Brannen) Emmy In the Key of Code (Lucido) For more info about the hosts and their books, check out: https://artemisroehrig.com/ and http://www.rajanilarocca.com/ Rajani's books Artemis' books ..read more
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Leslie Bulion: SCUBA, "Golly-Gee Science", & The Hazards of Poetry Research
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2y ago
Join children's book authors  Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to children's book author with a degree in oceanography, Leslie Bulion about SCUBA, "Golly-Gee Science," & The Hazards of Poetry Research. Books recommended on this episode: Hear the Wind Blow Doe Boyle (Author)  Emily Paik (Illustrator) How to Build an Insect Roberta Gibson (Author)  Anne Lambelet (Illustrator) 13 Ways to Eat a Fly Sue Heavenrich (Author)  David Clark (Illustrator) Scurry! the Truth about Spiders Annette Whipple (Author) Dear Treefrog Joyce Sidman (Author)  Diana Sud ..read more
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Jennifer Swanson: Chemistry, Cars, & Cousteau
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by Artemis Roehrig & Rajani LaRocca
2y ago
STEM Woman and KidLit author Jennifer Swanson talks with Artemis and Rajani about chemistry, cars, and Cousteau. Jennifer's website: https://jenniferswansonbooks.com/ Jennifer's podcast: https://solveitforkids.com/ Books recommended in this episode: Water is Water (Paul/Chin) An Egg is Quiet (Aston/Long) http://www.steamteambooks.com/ For more info about the hosts and their books, check out: ArtemisRoehrig.com and RajaniLaRocca.com Rajani's books Artemis' books ..read more
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Christine Taylor-Butler: Engineering, Aliens, and STEAM vs STEM
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by Artemis Roehrig & Rajani LaRocca
2y ago
Rajani and Artemis talk to engineer and children's book author Christine Taylor-Butler about engineering, aliens, and STEAM vs STEM. Learn more about Christine and her books on her website: ChristineTaylorButler.com Purchase The Lost Tribes Books recommended on this episode: A Seed Is The Start (Stewart) Twinderella, A Fractioned Fairy Tale (Schwartz/Marcero) Science Comics: Solar System: Our Place in Space (Mosco/Chad) For more info about the hosts and their books, check out: ArtemisRoehrig.com and RajaniLaRocca.com Rajani's books Artemis' books ..read more
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Songju Ma Daemicke: STEM Across Cultures
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2y ago
Join children's book authors  Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to software engineer and children's book author Songju Ma Daemicke  about STEM Across Cultures.  Books recommended on this episode: Whole Whale Karen Yin (Author)  Nelleke Verhoeff (Illustrator) Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom Teresa Robeson (Author)  Rebecca Huang (Illustrator) Gravity Jason Chin Ada Twist, Scientist Andrea Beaty (Author)  David Roberts (Illustrator) Amazing Evolution: The Journey of Life Anna Claybourne (Author)  ..read more
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Sayantani DasGupta: Medicine, Fantasy, and "Kids Like Me"
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by Artemis Roehrig & Rajani LaRocca
2y ago
Rajani and Artemis talk to physician and children's book author Sayantani DasGupta about narrative medicine, fantasy and "kids like me". Learn more about Christine and her books on her website: http://www.sayantanidasgupta.com/ Purchase Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond Books recommended on this episode: 100 Bugs!: A Counting Book (Narita/Kaufman) Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Melifera (Fleming/Rohmann) A Ring of Endless Light (L'Engle) For more info about the hosts and their books, check out: ArtemisRoehrig.com and RajaniLaRocca.com Rajani's books Artemis' books ..read more
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Padma Venkatraman: Oceanography & Compassion
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2y ago
Join children's book authors  Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to oceanographic researcher and children's book author Padma Venkatraman  about Oceanography & Compassion.  Books Recommended on this Episode: Usha and the Big Digger Amitha Jagannath Knight (Author)  Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator) Why Do We See Rainbows? by Melissa Stewart  Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream Tanya Lee Stone (Author)  Margaret A. Weitekamp (Foreword by) Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines Sarah Aronson ..read more
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Hannah Holt: Connections (Roundabouts, Writing, and Underwear)
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2y ago
Join children's book authors  Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to transportation analyst (with a degree in civil engineering) and children's book author Hannah Holt about Connections (Roundabouts, Writing, and Underwear).  Books recommended on this episode: Mae Among the Stars Roda Ahmed (Author)  Stasia Burrington (Illustrator) The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story Tina Cho (Author)  Jess X. Snow (Illustrator) Dr. Fauci: How a Boy from Brooklyn Became America's Doctor Kate Messner (Author)  Alexandra Bye (Illustrator) Jada Jones: Sleepover Scien ..read more
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