POISON: Deadly Deeds, Perilous Professions, and Murderous Medicines POISON: Deadly Deeds, Perilous Professions, and Murderous Medicines by Sarah Albee

Science geeks and armchair detectives will soak up this non-lethal, humorous account of the role poisons have played in human history. Perfect for STEM enthusiasts!

For centuries, people have been poisoning one another—changing personal lives and the course of empires alike.

From spurned spouses and rivals, to condemned prisoners like Socrates, to … Read more

George Washington, First President George Washington, First President by Sarah Albee

A biography of George Washington for younger readers.

Martin Luther King Jr: A Peaceful Leader Martin Luther King Jr: A Peaceful Leader by Sarah Albee

A biography of MLK Jr for younger readers.

Why’d They Wear That? Why’d They Wear That? by Sarah Albee

In this humorous and approachable narrative, kids will learn about outrageous, politically-perilous, funky, disgusting, regrettable, and life-threatening creations people have worn throughout the course of human history, all the way up to the present day.

Bugged – How Insects Changed History Bugged – How Insects Changed History by Sarah Albee

There are about ten quintillion insects in the world—and some of them have affected human history in tremendous ways! For as long as humans have been on earth, we’ve co-existed with insects . . . for better or for worse. Once you begin to look at world history through fly-specked … Read more

Poop Happened Poop Happened by Sarah Albee

Aimed at kids 8 and up, Poop Happened examines how societies from ancient times to present day have had to confront the vexing problem of what to do with their waste. Readers will discover that the improper disposal of human waste has led to very bad consequences, namely, wars, disease, … Read more

Amazing Animals: Elephants Amazing Animals: Elephants by Sarah Albee

Elephants are the coolest animals. Lots of great photos in here.

Amazing Animals: Chimpanzees Amazing Animals: Chimpanzees by Sarah Albee

I love chimps. I loved them even more after I wrote this book.

Amazing Animals: Giraffes Amazing Animals: Giraffes by Sarah Albee

Lots of great pictures and info about giraffes for a range of ages.