Claire Eamer, lead science writer for Eamer Science & Policy, recently won a major Canadian science writing honour – the Lane Anderson Award. Only two awards are given each year – one for a book written for adults and one for a book aimed at young readers.
Claire won for her children’s science book Before the World Was Ready, Stories of Daring Genius in Science, published in 2013 by Annick Press. It tells the stories of scientists and innovators who struggled to have their new and challenging ideas recognized.
More information about the award and Claire’s book is available on the Canadian kids’ science writers blog, Sci/Why. The book itself is available through all major bookstores.