Sy spoke via Zoom with fourth graders

Elizabeth Bullock's portrait of the “Queen of Nature”Sy spoke via Zoom with the fourth graders of PS 163 in New York City who had read The Tarantula Scientist. They peppered Sy with smart questions for an hour. Elizabeth Bullock, age 9, created this portrait of the “Queen of Nature” to commemorate the occasion. Could this be Sy’s new author photo?

Sy talked with Paul Samuel Dolman, host of the podcast What Matters Most, to discuss Becoming a Good Creature. Listen here.

Condor Comeback is on the Longlist for 2021 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books in the Middle Grades Science.