What does it take to make a book? Passion, persistence, and a whole lot of people, including you, the reader. Take a peek!
What does it take to make a book?
Published by Kirsten W. Larson
Kirsten W. Larson used to work with rocket scientists at NASA. Now she writes books for curious kids. She’s the author of WOOD, WIRE, WINGS: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane, illustrated by Tracy Subisak (Calkins Creek, 2020), A TRUE WONDER: The Comic Book Her Who Changed Everything, illustrated by Katy Wu (Clarion, 2021); THE FIRE OF STARS: The Life and Brilliance of the Woman Who Discovered What Stars are Made of, illustrated by Katherine Roy (Chronicle, 2023), THIS IS HOW YOU KNOW, illustrated by Cornelia Li (Little, Brown, 2024) and THE LIGHT OF RESISTANCE, illustrated by Barbara McClintock (Roaring Brook, 2023) along with 25 other nonfiction books for kids. She's a geek, LEGO lover, and sock enthusiast. Find her at kirsten-w-larson.com or on Twitter/Instagram @KirstenWLarson. View all posts by Kirsten W. Larson
3 thoughts on “What does it take to make a book?”
Congratulations on your new book! I look forward to reading your book! I totally forgot you are/were a rocket scientist! Your the best person to write such inspiring stories.
I worked with some incredible folks at NASA and am always happy when I can share STEM stories. Thanks for stopping by!