Why Genetic Diversity Makes Us Strong.
Geneticist-Turned-Author Pens Magical Tale for Kids
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Frankie Russo has a wild and wonderful imagination, but his nagging, ambitious parents don’t appreciate it. All that changes, though, when he disappears through a crack in his bedroom ceiling and find himself on a faraway two-mooned planet called Urth. A thrilling, science-rich, entertaining romp for middle grade readers!
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WhipSmart Books is dedicated to building scientific literacy in kids. Through masterful storytelling, we spark and nurture their natural curiosity while empowering them to adapt, thrive, and lead in a rapidly changing world.
We publish award-winning, entertaining, and science-rich fantasy books for young readers, ages 9-12.
Author, Ruthy Ballard
Ruthy Ballard is a children’s book author, artist, and scientist. By day, she’s a professor and forensic DNA expert. By night, she romps in an imaginative playground of color and words. Her latest creation is Frankie and the Gift of Fantasy, a science-rich adventure story for middle grade readers.
Teaching science through stories
with author Ruthy Ballard
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