Mary Kay Carson
Mary Kay Carson is an author of nonfiction books for young people. Her book Alexander Graham Bell for Kids received a 2019 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books. She’s written six titles in HMH’s acclaimed Scientists in the Field series, including Mission to Pluto, an Ohioana finalist and The Bat Scientists, an ALA’s 2011 Notable Children’s Books for Middle Readers. Her book Beyond the Solar System was a 2015-16 Choose To Read Ohio selection. Carson also gives presentations at schools about nonfiction writing, inventors, bats, space, and other science and history topics.