Helaine Becker

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Helaine Becker has written over 70 books, including the #1 National bestseller, A Porcupine in a Pine Tree,and its sequel, Dashing through the Snow, Sloth at the Zoom, Dirk Daring, Secret Agent, the Looney Bay All-Stars chapter book series, non-fiction including Counting on Katherine, Worms for Breakfast and Zoobots (all Junior Library Guild Selections), Monster Science, You Can Read, Lines Bars and Circles, and Boredom Blasters, plus many picture books and young adult novels. She also writes for children’s magazines and for children's television. Her show Dr. Greenie's Mad Lab was a finalist at MIP.com Junior in Cannes.
She has won the Lane Anderson Award for Science Writing for Children twice,once for The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Se
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Counting on Katherine Is Soaring!



I've been so busy scribbling I hadn't had a moment to update this blog with news of Counting On Katherine's reception in the kidlit world. To date, the book has been recognized with:

A Junior Library Guild SelectionBank Street -  Cook Prize ShortlistALA Amelia Bloomer List SelectionNSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for ChildrenCBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young PeopleChicago Pub Read more of this blog post »
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