Four Quarto Books Shortlisted for the 2017 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books.

November 16, 2016

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Subaru are proud to announce the finalists for the 2017 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books.

The Prizes celebrate outstanding science writing and illustration for children and young adults and are meant to encourage the writing and publishing of high-quality science books for all ages. The 2017 winners will be selected from among the following finalists in four categories. 

Quarto is thrilled to have four titles shortlisted across two categories:

Middle Grades Science Book Category

  • Fish Tricks: The Wild and Wacky World of Fish, by Haude Levesque. Moon Dance Press. A fascinating exploration of how fish use sound, color, and chemicals to talk to each other and camouflage and toxins to discourage predators.

Hands-on Science Book

Winners will be announced in January and awarded at the 2017 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston.