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Sandra Markle
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Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally known science education consultant.

Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist.

Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links.

Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.
Bluestem Award
Book Links Lasting Connection
Children's Crown Award
Horned Toad Tales List
IRA Teacher's Choices
CBC Children's Choices
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
IRA Teacher's Choices
AAAS/Subaru SB&
F Prize for Excellence in Science Books
Benjamin Franklin Award
Book Links Lasting Connection
Booklist Top 10 Books on the Environment for Youth
Booklist Top 10 Science and Health Books for Youth
Cybils
Junior Library Guild Selection
Orbis Pictus Award
Science Books &
Films Best Books
VOYA Nonfiction Honor List
Booklist Top 10 Books on Sustainability for Youth
Junior Library Guild Selection
New York Public Library's Children's Books: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
Junior Library Guild Selection
CBC Children's Choices
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Science Books &
Films Best Books
SSLI Book Award
CBC Children's Choices
IRA Young Adults' Choices
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
CBC Children's Choices
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Science Books &
Films Best Books
Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
CBC Children's Choices
SSLI Book Award
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Choices
Junior Library Guild Selection
NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
School Library Journal Best Book
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Animal Behavior Society Outstanding Children's Book Award
NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
Science Books &
Films Best Books
Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
CBC Children's Choices
Science Books &
Films Best Books
Book Links Lasting Connection
Orbis Pictus Award
SSLI Book Award
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction
4 QUESTIONS for  Sandra Markle
1
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
Half Magic by Edward Eager
2
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
Jean Craighead George tops the list.
3
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
I wanted to share my love of science with children.
4
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Write what you’re passionate about and enjoy the process. Be willing to revise until what you’ve written shines. Then believe in yourself and be tireless in your effort to have your work published.
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