Books by Howie Woo

HOAXED! by YES! Magazine
by YES! Magazine, illustrated by Howie Woo
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

"A short glossary and index complete the appealing package. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
Piltdown man, Richard Meinertzhagen the light-fingered bird collector, "Stone Age" Tasaday in the Philippines, crop circles in England, cold fusion energy and UFOs in Roswell, N.M., are the fakes and mistakes described in this lively introduction to fraud in science. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Fascinating fare for the historically curious. (timeline, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Designed to appeal to middle-grade readers, this overview of the many theories and archeological discoveries relating to human presence in the Americas goes backward in time, from Columbus in 1492 to the possible footprints in Toluquilla Quarry near Mexico City from 40,000 years ago, or earlier. Read full book review >
ROBOTS by Editors of YES Mag
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"With breezy text, Woo's cartoon-like drawings interspersed with color photographs, plentiful text boxes and a new topic on nearly every two-page spread, this is sure to attract browsers as well as those with a more sustained curiosity about this engaging topic. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
This appealing introduction to the rapidly changing world of robots for middle-grade readers describes simply what they do, how they work, current uses and future prospects. Read full book review >