Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics
Award-winning author Laurie Wallmark’s most recent book, a woman in STEM biography, NUMBERS IN MOTION: SOPHIE KOWALEVSKI, QUEEN OF MATHEMATICS (Creston Books), will be released March 3, 2020.
Her debut, ADA BYRON LOVELACE AND THE THINKING MACHINE (Creston Books, 2015), received four starred trade reviews (Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and School Library Journal) and many national awards including Outstanding Science Trade Book and Cook Prize Honor Book. Her picture book biography, GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE (Sterling Children’s Books, 2017), earned a Kirkus star, is a Parents’ Choice Gold Medal winner, and is on several public libraries’ “best of” lists, including New York. Both of these books were Junior Library Guild selections.
Her recently released book is HEDY LAMARR’S DOUBLE LIFE (Sterling Children’s Books, 2019) is a Cook Prize finalist, was long listed for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize, and earned a Eureka! Gold Medal.
She has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. You can find Laurie on the Web at www.lauriewallmark.com and @lauriewallmark.