Extreme Scientists Exploring Nature’s Mysteries from Perilous Places
by Donna M. Jackson
– Smithsonian Notable Book for Children
– ALA Booklist starred review
– Audubon Magazine, recommended nature book
– Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Kids Books
When Paul Flaherty goes to work, he climbs into a four-engine WP-3D Orion turboprop plane and heads directly into the eye of a hurricane. Miles below, Hazel Barton’s job in microbiology takes her to the depths of the world’s most treacherous caves. And on the other side of the topsoil, way, way above the forest floor, Stephen Sillett passes his days (and sometimes his nights) in the canopies of the tallest trees on earth.