Dia L. Michels

Books by This Author

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math

Illustrated by: Nathan Levy
Age Level: 9-12

These math questions show you that math is everywhere ― and knowing how to tackle it is useful… and fun. With entertaining connections to popular culture, sports, hobbies, science and careers, the challenges are intriguing and insightful (plus you don't need a calculator or paper to solve them). Open this book and discover the fascinating world of math!Math is a critical part of our everyday lives; we use it dozens of times daily. and wish we understood it better. The second title in the 101 Things Everyone Should Know series, this book makes understanding math easy and fun!

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science

Illustrated by: Nathan Levy
Age Level: 9-12

Why do you see lightning before you hear thunder? What keeps the planets orbiting around the sun? What metal is a liquid at room temperature? Science affects everything -- yet so many of us wish we understood it better. Using an accessible question-and-answer approach, key concepts in biology, chemistry, physics, earth and general science are explored and demystified in this award-winning book. An engaging and fun way to better your understanding of how science surrounds us every day.

Cuddled and Carried / Consentido y cargado

Age Level: 3-6
Language: Spanish (Bilingual Eng/Sp)

Babies, whether in snowy dens, warm lagoons, cozy nests, or living rooms, are carried and cuddled, nurtured and nuzzled. This bilingual book is a celebration of the bond between parent and child across the animal kingdom. Stunning images and elegant verse will capture the curiosity of even the youngest readers, while the bilingual text makes this sweet storybook accessible to speakers of both English and Spanish.

If My Mom Were a Platypus: Mammal Babies and Their Mothers

Illustrated by: Andrew Barthelmes
Age Level: 6-9
Language: Dutch, Hebrew, Spanish

All mammal mothers feed, protect, and teach their young, even though these tasks can challenge their own needs for survival. But a mammal baby’s journey to maturity varies dramatically depending on whether it is a bear or a bat, a shrew or a seal, a hippopotamus or a human. This fascinating look at life cycles portrays the normalcy of birth and breastfeeding and explores how mothers help 14 different mammals navigate the path from helpless infants to self-sufficient adults.

Zack in the Middle

Illustrated by: Fred Bell
Age Level: 6-9
Being stuck in between a busy older sister and a cute baby sister makes Zack feel out of place. Then he discovers being in the middle isn’t so bad after all. Lighthearted illustrations extend the recognizable situations described in the breezy text.