The Science of Boys

The Science of Boys

Genre: Gracey Zhang
Tag: New Releases
Format: 6” x 8.25”
Length: 256
ISBN: 9781926890371
About the Book

Science nerd Emma Sakamoto wants to reinvent herself. So when a popular girl at school seeks Emma’s help in getting a boy to like her, Emma starts writing The Science of Boys. Can gravity pull a boy into a girl’s orbit? Emma applies scientific laws and theories to a perplexing subject—boys. But do people really conform to scientific principles? The results are unpredictable in this heartwarming story about the struggles of fitting in and the complexities of friendship.

“In this heartwarming ‘experiment with words;, first-time author Emily Seo gives the familiar tale of fitting in a new twist. . . No stone is left unturned in the fast-paced read that is sure to delight  tween and teen STEMinists. Gracey Zang’s illustrations bring Emma’s world to life. – Canadian Children’s Book News

“A delightful mix of science and relationships.” – Kirkus Reviews

About the author

Emily Seo holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia and worked in science publishing in Germany. Her experimentation with words resulted in The Science of Boys. She currently lives in Vancouver, BC, with her husband and two young scientists.

About the illustrator

Gracey Zhang is the author and illustrator of Lala’s Words, for which she received the prestigious Ezra Jack Keats Award. She is also the illustrator of The Big Bath House, Nigel and the Moon, and The Upside Down Hat. Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, she is now based in New York.