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Jennifer Swanson


Jennifer Swanson is the award-winning author of over 35 books for children, mostly about science. Her Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact received a Florida Book Award, a Eureka California Reading Association Gold Award and an NSTA BEST STEM book award.  She has presented at multiple SCBWI conferences, National NSTA conferences, the Highlights Foundation, the World Science Festival and the Atlanta Science Festival.

Learn more about Jennifer Swanson on her website.


Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact
Save the crash test dummies
Spies, Lies, Disguise: Daring Tricks and Deeds that Won WWII
Absolute Expert Dolphins
Dr. E’s Super Stellar Solar System
Pearl Harbor, An American Girl Book

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