Author

USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Tag archives for Author

Seven Steps to Help Your Kids Fail

Guest Blog By Andrea Beaty New York Times bestselling author of Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect along with children’s novels, Dorko the Magnificent and Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies Kids are their own worst critics. Perfectionism can reduce even very young children to hysterics over toppled towers, drawing disasters and other creative catastrophes. It breaks…

Just in Time for Valentine’s Day: The Science Behind the Kiss

By Larry Bock Founder and organizer, USA Science & Engineering Festival It’s both funny and remarkable how some of the most simple and natural acts we do each day are teeming in science. Take for example, the kiss. A kiss, especially a passionate one, sets off a cascade of emotions and chemical reactions in our…

Festival Featured Author Sean Connolly Shares his Excitement for the Festival!

By Sean Connolly Festival Featured Author What a difference a digit makes! There I was preoccupied with making my own eggnog, checking page proofs, and It’s a Wonderful Life on television. Then along comes January 1, and with it that odometer switch from “1″ to “2″ at the end. Suddenly 2012 is this year. And…

Epidemics? Typhoid Fever? Festival Author Julie Chibarro Discusses her Novel Deadly

Sitting elbow to elbow with strangers in the movie theatre is nothing new to the average American. However, when you are cramped in a packed theatre and you hear a cough every now and then while watching the movie Contagion, well that’s another story. Even if you are viewing this movie in the comfort of…

Come the Festival to Hear Featured Author Theodore Gray!

“The periodic table is the universal catalog of everything you can drop on your foot” –Theodore Gray You have the amazing opportunity to hear from best-selling author Theodore Gray at this year’s USA Science and Engineering Festival Book Fair! Gray will be speaking at the Teen Non-Fiction Festival Stage at 11:50 am on Saturday, April…