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The Outdoor Scientist

The Outdoor Scientist

The Wonder of Observing the Natural World

Hardcover

$18.99
The Outdoor Scientist

About the Book

From world-renowned scientist and autism spokesperson Temple Grandin, comes a book about exploring the world around us, asking questions, and making sense of what we see—with 40 fun outdoor activities which kids can enjoy all year round!

Product Details

On sale: April 6, 2021
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 3-7
Page count: 208 Pages
ISBN: 9780593115558

Author Bio

Temple Grandin (templegrandin.com) is one of the world's most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. She has a PhD in animal science from the University of Illinois and is a professor at Colorado State University. She is the author of twelve books on autism and animal behavior, including the national bestsellers Calling All Minds, Thinking in Pictures, and Animals in Translation. Dr. Grandin was inducted in the National Women's Hall of Fame and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 2018 she was made a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She lectures to parents and teachers throughout the U.S. on her experiences with autism, and her work has been covered in the New York Times, People, National Public Radio, and 20/20. Most recently she was named one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of the year. The HBO movie based on her life, starring Claire Danes, received seven Emmy Awards.

Praise

Praise for The Outdoor Scientist:

* "This terrific science book will appeal to both teachers and young readers who love to be outdoors." --School Library Connection, *STARRED REVIEW*

"Grandin’s words are a rallying cry for budding scientists and she serves as a role model for young readers with autism. This is an important STEM and STEAM resource for every collection." --School Library Journal 

"The book is chock-full of information . . . the kind a nature-loving child will be thrilled to discover. An invitation to young readers to observe, enjoy, and learn about the world around us all." --Kirkus Reviews