Read Me books are designed to engage reluctant readers with exciting, and even disgusting, subject matter at a low reading level. This series looks at how even some of the most unlikely and smelly places can be thriving habitats for animals and plants.
Sharon Katz Cooper is a science educator and freelance writer who specializes in science and social studies topics. She has written more than 25 books for children, including a series called Horrible Habitats, which was recommended by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). She is based in Pittsburgh, Penn., where she lives with her husband and three boys, Reuven, Judah, and Yaron.