Albee, Sarah

Sarah Albee is the New York Times bestselling author of nonfiction books for kids. Her latest title is called Troublemakers in Trousers: Women and What They Wore to Get Things Done. Other popular titles include Fairy Tale ScienceAccidental Archaeologists: True Stories of Unexpected Discoveries; North America: A Foldout Graphic HistoryDog Days of History; Poison: Deadly Deeds, Perilous Professions, and Murderous MedicinesBugged: How Insects Changed History; Poop Happened: A History of the World from the Bottom Up; and Alexander Hamilton: A Plan for America.  She lives in Connecticut with her family.

– Eureka! Gold and Silver medals
– Bank Street Best Books
– NCSS Best Books [National Council for Social Studies] – Nerdy Book Club awards
– Starred reviews
– Connecticut Book Award Winner

3 Fun Facts

1. Sarah wants kids to love history as much as she does. Many of her books are a mash-up of history and science.
2. Sarah once played semi-pro basketball in Cairo, Egypt.
3. Sarah’s first job was working at Sesame Street.