Sandra Markle

Sandra Markel is the author of more than 200 non-fiction titles for children and the winner of numerous awards including Prize for Excellence in Science Books by The American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices, NSTA Outstanding Science Tradebook, Green Earth Book Awards, Cybils Finalist, John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers, Junior Library Guild Selection, Orbis Pictus Recommended Book and the Charlotte Zolotow Award. She has developed science specials for CNN and PBS, and produced numerous magazine and newspaper articles of science and mathematics topics for adults. She is widely recognized as a science education consultant and frequently speaks at workshops and conventions. Through her affiliation with the National Science Foundation, Ms. Markle traveled extensively in Antarctic during 1996, 1999, and 2000. She is noted for developing On-Line Expedition: Antarctica, one of the first on-line educational programs, and its sequel On-line Expedition: New Zealand. In 1999 she was named one of the years Women of the Year by Women in Techonology International. Among her other numerous awards, Ms. Markle has been named Georgia Author of the year, five times. She now lives in Florida.

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