As part of the Generation Mars coronavirus response, I’ve decided to read the first book of the series, Scratching the Surface, on YouTube. The first installment is available now. The next will be released tomorrow (4/4).
If response is positive, I may consider some other YouTube goodies in the near future. Follow Generation Mars on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for timely updates.
Audiobook coming soon!
Narrated by Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist for The Planetary Society.
In this week’s episode of Planetary Radio, Emily Lakdawalla talks about and reads an excerpt from Generation Mars: Scratching the Surface. Check it out! (at 11:05)
The Planetary Society’s Emily Lakdawalla publishes an annual list of recommended children’s books about space. Scratching the Surface made it onto this year’s list!
I’m honored to be included with all these other great titles.
Emily Lakdawalla’s Recommended Space Books for Kids, 2019
Welcome to my 11th annual list of recommended space books for kids! This year I had more than 80 books to read, and I’ve winnowed the list to recommend 29. There are books for all ages from 0 to 18 and beyond.
Look what came today!
Scratching the Surface comes out in paperback August 30, available for pre-order now.
The Kindle version is available now. If you already have it, please consider leaving a review on Amazon.
The Kindle version of Scratching the Surface is out! To celebrate, I am offering it free all day Sunday, August 18! Grab your copy and, if so inclined, leave a review after reading it.
Paperback coming soon!
For some time now, I’ve been puzzling over where to place Dawn Colony on the surface of Mars. Here is the description of the landscape around the colony from Scratching the Surface: Continue reading “Where on Mars?”
Check out the latest pre-release review of Scratching the Surface! Thank you for the kind words, Mrs. Fig.
“GENERATION MARS fills the “hard science fiction” hole in early middle grade bookshelves…I hope this book will hook some of our young readers (and parents) who aren’t as easily entertained by the silly stuff.”
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