Janet Slingerland is the author of more than 20 books for readers in grades K through 12. Her favorite subjects include STEM, history, and the history of STEM.

Janet grew up reading, writing, and conducting science experiments (sometimes even at the dinner table, much to her mother’s dismay). After working for 15 years writing computer programs, She started writing books.

When she isn’t writing, you might find her at a museum or researching her family history. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, three kids, and a dog named Rocky.


My Books

Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue, how a rainbow forms, or how wi-fi works? Would you like to learn about careers in sports science or video game coding? Have you heard the word "nanotechnology" but have no idea what it means?

To delve into these and other interesting topics, check out the books I've written.

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For Teachers

Are you an educator? Check out the available goodies on the For Teachers page. This includes a list of reading levels for my books and links to related teacher guides.

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