Jennifer Swanson is the author of over 30 nonfiction books for children. A self-professed science geek, Swanson started a science club in her garage at the age of 7. While no longer working from the garage, her passion for science resonates in all her books but especially, BRAIN GAMES (NGKids) and SUPER GEAR: Nanotechnology and Sports Team Up (Charlesbridge) which was named an NSTA Best STEM book of 2017 and an NSTA Outstanding Trade Book 2017. Top reviews include a starred review in Booklist, and recommended reviews from School Librarians Workshop, Library Media Connection, and a Nerdy Book Club award. Her book, Astronaut-Aquanaut (National Geographic Kids) is a Junior Library Guild Selection.