Ana María Rodríguez

  • Awards: Best Books List by Science Books & Films, 2006, Highlights for Children History Feature of the Year Award, 2000

Biography

Ana María Rodríguez was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and received her Ph.D. in Biology and Immunology from the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research. A graduate of one basic and two advanced courses at the Institute of Children’s Literature at West Redding, Connecticut and an active member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The Authors Guild, and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), National and Houston Chapter, Ana María became a full-time children’s science writer in 1999.

She is the author of 12 books for children. Her published books include:

She also translated the Atlas of Anatomy of Barron’s Educational Series from Spanish to English in 1997, which is still in print.

Ana María has published over 80 articles in children’s magazines like Highlights for ChildrenYes Mag: Canada’s Science Magazine for KidsKNOWSuperScience, and Current Health 1, as well as 20 scientific articles published in various journals about her research.

A former volunteer scientist in the children’s SCIENCE-BY-MAIL program sponsored by the Museum of Science in Boston, Ana María is currently an Instructor at the Institute of Children’s Literature.

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