Jennifer Swanson

About The Teacher

Jennifer Swanson is a self-professed science geek and the author of over twenty-five nonfiction and fiction books. She is the author of Brain Games (NGKids, 2015) and the forthcoming SUPER GEAR by Charlesbridge (2016).  Her book “How Hybrid Cars Work” (The Child’s World) received a starred review from Booklist and also a Top 10 Books for Youth 2012 Award from Booklist Online. Several of Jennifer’s other books have received “highly recommended” reviews from the National Science Teacher Association, as well as School Library Journal. “Body Bugs” (Capstone Press) was a 2012 Tri-state Book of Note and designated an award winner by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. Her favorite saying to her students is to “notice the science all around you.” Learn more at


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