Brain Games – The Mind-Blowing Science of Your Amazing Brain
QUICK: Name the most powerful and complex supercomputer ever built. Give up? Here’s a hint: It’s housed in your head and it’s the one thing that makes you YOU. Your brain is mission control for the rest of your body and steers you through life. Not bad for something the size of a softball that looks like a wrinkled grey sponge!
In this fascinating, interactive book -- a companion to the National Geographic Channel hit show – kids explore the parts of the brain and how it all works, brainy news nuggets from a neuroscientist, plus fun facts and crazy challenges.
About Jennifer Swanson (Jacksonville, Florida Author)
Science Rocks! And so do Jennifer Swanson’s books. She is the award winning author of over 35 nonfiction books for children. A self-professed science geek, Jennifer started a science club in her garage at the age of 7.
While no longer working from the garage, Jennifer's passion for science resonates in 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 2017Top 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, Geoengineering Earth's Climate: Resetting the Thermostat, from 21st Century Books/ Lerner received a Junior Library Guild Selection.
Jennifer has a B.S. in Chemistry from the U.S. Naval Academy and her M.S. Ed. (K-8) science from Walden University. She has been employed as a middle school science instructor by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth for the past five years. You can visit Jennifer at her website www.JenniferSwansonBooks.com.