Award Winners


Children's Science News

"Learning from Bears" - 1 Feb 2010

"Real-Life Bloodsuckers" - 26 Oct. 2009

"Saving the Ozone Layer" - 7 Sept. 2009

Science World (Scholastic)


In an entry of three unrelated stories, Cody Crane tackled an admirable breadth of subject matter in stories that took her young readers into the field to show how scientists think and work. She followed a Minnesota research biologist who checked in with hibernating bears for clues on how they manage their winter-long slumber. She also told her readers about vampire bats and other animal bloodsuckers that play an important role in nature. Catherine Hughes, science editor for National Geographic Kids, said that Crane’s writing is “clear, straightforward, kid-...Read more