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Rebecca Hirsch

Biologist Rebecca E. Hirsch, PhD traded her lab coat for a laptop and became a science writer for kids. She has written more than 80 books about science, nature, and discovery for young readers, including picture books, easy readers, informational fiction, hands-on nonfiction, and middle grade/YA nonfiction.


Nature Explorers: Nature Journaling Workshop

Participants should bring paper, a writing implement, and an interesting find from their own nature explorations. Get to know nature while building curiosity, awe and wonder. You'll discover a whole new way of experiencing the natural world!

Rebecca Hirsch

45 Minute Program

Rebecca E. Hirsch, PhD, is a scientist, science writer, and the author of more than 80 books about science, nature and discovery for young readers. Her books have won the Riverby Award for nature writing (Plants Can't Sit Still), been longlisted for the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books (When Plants Attack), and been named to Booklist's Top 10 Books on the Environment & Sustainability for Youth (Where Have All the Bees Gone?). When not working on a new book, she can often be found exploring outdoors, nature journal in hand, near her home in State College, PA.

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Plants Can't Sit Still

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Where Have All the Bees Gone?

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Living Fossils

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The Monarchs Are Missing

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When Plants Attack

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The Ultimate Adventure Atlas of Earth

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