L.E. Carmichael

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At some point, every kid starts asking “Why?”. Lindsey Carmichael never stopped. As a PhD candidate, she uncovered new reasons why arctic foxes are the coolest; as a forensic scientist, she found out why bears sometimes get away with murder. As a writer, she follows her sense of wonder to the “whys” of subjects as diverse as nature, the environment, medicine, and technology.

The award-winning author of more than 20 STEM books for children and young adults, Lindsey writes to spark her readers’ curiosity and ignite their imaginations. Packed with “oh wow!” and “I never knew that!”, her books reveal the process of discovery and the stories behind the science. A popular speaker, Lindsey’s school visits encourage inquiry and kindle a love of life
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L.E. Carmichael Westley and Buttercup. Fezzik and Inigo run a close second, because they have such a great friendship!
L.E. Carmichael Thanks so much, Cheryl! Sorry to hear about the Cornell link (the internet - always moving around). Try this one: http://ansci.illinois.edu/labs/kukek…moreThanks so much, Cheryl! Sorry to hear about the Cornell link (the internet - always moving around). Try this one: http://ansci.illinois.edu/labs/kukeko...

As for adult books, there were none when I was researching Fox Talk, but there is one now! https://www.amazon.com/How-Tame-Fox-B...

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