The ultimate introductory science books for non-scientists-highly visual and informative titles on a range of major subjects in the sciences. This new series will explain major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. The "101" in the title refers to the 101 key facts and topics presented in each book. These books will fill the need for popular reference on all aspects of science and technology.
Denise Kiernan is a journalist, author and television producer. She has written 11 titles for Scholastic's Professional Books division and has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, Discover, and Ms. Magazine. She is also the former head writer of "Who Wants to be A Millionaire." Joseph D'Agnese was an editor at Scholastic's math magazines for eight years. He has authored four books, and his work was twice named to the annual anthology Best American Science Writing. He has also published extensively in the popular science magazines Discover, Seed, and Wired, as well as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other news publications.