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Kids Week Spotlight: Meet the Authors
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Posted: 2/18/2017 9:29:08 AM

The Intrepid Museum is proud to welcome four children’s book authors during Kids Week. Embark on adventures in coding, learn about those who walked on the moon, discover the secrets of the universe, and follow a boy who solved math problems around the world!



Linda Luikas
Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding
Monday, February 20
1:30pm
Hangar 3

Linda Luikas is a computer programmer, instructor and author from Helsinki, Finland. She was just 13 years old when she started to take an interest in creating websites. Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding introduces programming concepts to young minds through the character Ruby—a small girl with a big imagination and passion for puzzles. Kids and parents alike will enjoy learning about Ruby and the creativity involved in writing software.


Deborah Heiligman
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos
Monday, February 20
11:30am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm
Hangar 3

Meet Deborah Heiligman, an award-winning children’s book author whose body of work covers history, art and science. The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos tells the story of the famous Hungarian mathematician and his adventures around the world solving math problems. Her book is sure to inspire the budding mathematician in your life!


Karen C. Fox
Older Than the Stars
Saturday, February 25
11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm
Hangar 3


Karen is a science writer with a passion for astronomy and physics. Older than the Stars seeks to answer the question “How old am I?” through dynamic verse and rich illustrations that explore the Big Bang Theory and our cosmic connection to the beginning of the universe. Join us for a talk with Fox and give your little ones a glimpse into the science behind the beginning of time.


Alexandra Siy
Footprints on the Moon
Tuesday, February 21
11:30am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm
Wednesday, February 22
11:30am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm
Hangar 3


Alexandra Siy is a photographer and science writer who tackles subjects from insects to outer space in a fun and artistic way. Footprints on the Moon captures the excitement of the Space Race and the Apollo missions, as well as the determination of the pioneers who made it all possible, through NASA photography, illustrations and riveting stories.

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE KIDS WEEK SCHEDULE AND LIST OF PARTNERS



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