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ELAINE SCOTT

BIOGRAPHY I BOOKS I PRESENTATIONS I BOOK ORDERING

9780547707785 Buried Alive! How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Deep Under the Chilean Desert, hardcover (Clarion, 2012), gr. 5-9
9780547691787 Buried Alive! How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Deep Under the Chilean Desert, hardcover (Clarion, 2012), gr. 5-9
--Praise from Kirkus Reviews: An engaging, suspenseful look at a tragedy averted that also provides a glimpse of a challenging way of life.

9781580893961 Dollars & Sense: A Kid's Guide to Using--Not Losing--Money, hardcover (Charlesbridge, Aug. 2016), gr. 4-7

9780547483948 Our Moon: New Discoveries About Earth's Closest Companion, hardcover (Clarion, Feb. 2016), gr. 5-7
--Praise from Kirkus: Scott excels at rendering complex ideas intelligible: radioactive dating, the science of craters, the role of a planet's atmosphere, and much more are clearly presented.
--Praise from Booklist: Broader in focus, more detailed, and more up-to-date than most children’s books on the subject, this well-designed volume will be a useful addition to astronomy collections.

 

9780670059256 Poles Apart: Why Penguins and Polar Bears Will Never Be Neighbors, hardcover (Penguin Putnam, Oct. 2004), gr. 7-10

--2005 CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

--2005 CCBC Choice

--Among the Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best list for 2005

--Nominated as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults 2006.

 

9781570917127 Secrets of the Cirque Medrano, hardcover (Charlesbridge), gr. 5-8

--on Bank Street College's 2008 Best Children's Books of the Year

--Praise from School Library Journal: Brigitte's story frames Picasso's Family of Saltimbanques....readers will be satisfied with this novel of a rarely depicted era in European history.

9780547241890 Space Stars, and the Beginning of Time: What the Hubble Telescope Saw, hardcover (Clarion), gr. 4-7

--Praise from The Horn Book: The book is filled with the amazingly clear, color-enhanced images of planets, stars, and nebulae...but Scott also explains the less showy but significant science made possible by the Hubble’s instruments.
--Praise from School Library Journal: Scott’s tribute will leave readers with both stars in their eyes and a real appreciation for one of the most significant technological wonders of the past century.

UPCOMING:


To Pluto and Beyond: The Amazing Voyage of New Horizon (Viking Penguin) Fall 2016

 

THE FOLLOWING BOOKS MAY BE DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN:

 

9780786820313 Adventure in Space: The Flight to Fix the Hubble, hardcover (Hyperion, 1995), gr. 3-8

9780786810390 Adventure in Space: The Flight to Fix the Hubble, paperback (Hyperion, 1995), gr. 3-8

9780788705335 Adventure in Space: The Flight to Fix the Hubble, audio (Recorded Books, Inc), gr. 3-8

--School Library Journal Best Book of the Year for 1995

--Booklist Editor's Choice for 1995

--VOYA Nonfiction Honor List for 1995

--a 1996 Children's Literature Choice

9780670061884 All About Sleep from A to Zzzz, hardcover (Clarion), gr. 7-10

--an NSTA (National Science Teachers Assoc.) Notable Book

 

9780688068189 Beverly Cleary's Ramona: Behind the Scenes of a Television Show, hardcover (HarperCollins, 1988), gr. 3-7

9780688068196 Beverly Cleary's Ramona: Behind the Scenes of a Television Show, hardcover library binding (HarperCollins, 1988), gr. 3-7

9780440401230 Beverly Cleary's Ramona: Behind the Scenes of a Television Show, paperback (Random House, 1988), gr. 3-7

--an ALA Notable Children's Book

 

9780786801473 Close Encounters: Exploring the Universe with the Hubble Space Telescope, hardcover (Hyperion, 1998), gr. 3-7

9780786821204 Close Encounters: Exploring the Universe with the Hubble Space Telescope, hardcover (Hyperion, 1998), gr. 3-7

9780788709012 Close Encounters: Exploring the Universe with the Hubble Space Telescope, audio (Recorded Books, Inc.), gr. 3-7

--National Science Teachers Association's 1999 Outstanding Trade Book for Children

 

9780689821059 Friends, hardcover (Simon & Schuster, 2000), gr. K-3

 

9780688115760 Funny Papers: Behind the Scenes of the Comics, hardcover (HarperCollins, 1993), gr. 3-7

9780688115753 Funny Papers: Behind the Scenes of the Comics, hardcover (HarperCollins, 1993), gr. 3-7

--National Christian Schools Association's 1997 Lamplighter Classic Award

9780618766956 Mars and the Search for Life, hardcover (Clarion), gr. 5-9

--Starred review from School Library Journal (Jan. 2009 issue)

 

9780688124779 Movie Magic: Behind the Scenes with Special Effects, hardcover (HarperCollins, 1995), gr. 3-7

9780788706059 Movie Magic: Behind the Scenes with Special Effects, audio (Recorded Books, Inc.), gr. 3-7

 

9780688081775 Safe in the Spotlight: The Dawn Animal Agency and the Sanctuary for Animals, hardcover (HarperCollins, 1991), gr. 3-7

9780688081782 Safe in the Spotlight: The Dawn Animal Agency and the Sanctuary for Animals, hardcover (HarperCollins, 1991), gr. 3-7

 

9780689803475 Twins! hardcover (Simon & Schuster, 1998), gr. K-3

9780618898329 When Is A Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto, hardcover (Clarion)

9780739363331 When Is A Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto, audio (Listening Library)

9780545115995 When Is A Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto,(Scholastic edition)

--Selected as a 2008 IRA Teacher's Choice in the intermediate category

 

 

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