For anyone paying attention to the news coming out of the world of children’s publishing these days, International Women’s Day might take on a new sheen of relevance.
When you hear a first grade class shriek with enthusiasm during a science experiment, it can be hard to believe that more than half of those kids are going to reach high school thinking that science is too hard for them. Or they'll think it's boring, or messy, or a waste of time. They might see so few people who look like them doing real science that they'll be unconsciously discouraged from doing it themselves.
Henrietta Leavitt helped reveal what the galaxy really looks like!
This is the last day of March, and Women’s History Month is drawing to a close. Let’s take this opportunity to learn about one of the unsung heroes of astronomy, Henrietta Swan Leavitt.
da Vinci's design for a flying machine
It's always a thrill to discover new writing talent--especially when they sit right across the office hall! I'd like to introduce John Gietl, an amazing designer who has revealed a knack for the written word. Here is his first blog post for Nomad Press!