Science on the Ice

My first Antarctic book, based on my personal experiences with scientists on the frozen continent at the bottom of the world. 

Science on the Ice

Lerner, 1995


Scientific American Young Readers Book Award

National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children

The Children’s Literature Choice List 


Scientific American   …the author’s chapters report in lively words and her own photographs what she saw and did….The challenge of the environment and its superbly adapted wildlife…inform this knowing story….


School Library Journal   A marvelously personal look at scientific investigation and survival in one of the world’s harshest ecosystems….the volume is richly rewarding and…a fascinating profile of ongoing scientific research conducted by real, live, working scientists against the backdrops of a frozen land.

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