Books by Katy Wu

BORN CURIOUS by Martha Freeman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 18, 2020

"An inspiring look at women who realized curiosity plus tenacity equals success. (afterword, glossary, source notes) (Collective biography. 8-12)"
A collective biography of 20 groundbreaking women in science. Read full book review >
THE LITTLE RED STROLLER by Joshua Furst
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 16, 2019

"Pair an array of characters that vary in gender, color, age, religion, size, and shape with a variety of settings, and you have a powerful message of inclusivity and diversity. (Picture book. 4-8)"
An inclusive picture book that celebrates sharing, connecting, variety, and community. Read full book review >
HEDY LAMARR'S DOUBLE LIFE by Laurie Wallmark
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2019

"Revelatory to young audiences in more ways than one. (Picture book/biography. 5-10)"
Brilliance unrecognized. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 25, 2018

"Attractive illustrations enliven an offbeat but interesting story. (historical, biographical notes) (Picture book. 4-8)"
The historic Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company tells how an American woman transformed it into a gathering place for legendary writers and avid readers. Read full book review >
DUMPLING DREAMS by Carrie Clickard
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A fascinating historical character is presented in terms easy for young children to appreciate, and requests to experiment with dumpling dough will certainly ensue. (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
One of America's most famous 20th-century immigrants, Joyce Chen, gained notoriety the hard way. Read full book review >
GRACE HOPPER by Laurie Wallmark
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 16, 2017

"Amazing Grace indeed. (timeline, bibliography, list of honors) (Picture book/ biography. 7-12)"
Grace Hopper was a pioneer in computer programming whose accomplishments have had lasting influence. Read full book review >