"Reading opens many doors for children, but conversations give them the courage to go through them."
Meet the author
Kate Jerome is a veteran publishing executive,
an award-winning children’s book author, and an intergenerational product expert who has created exemplary programs for children for more than two decades.
Her body of work includes 200+ fiction and nonfiction books (including Who Was Amelia Earhart?, from the New York Times best-selling Who Was series) in addition to multiple series done in collaboration with such publishers as National Geographic and Arcadia Publishing.
Science literacy (STEM) is a particular passion for Kate and she is thrilled that a million+ K-8 students have read and enjoyed her books through the years.
As an experienced product innovator, Kate specializes in turning research into practice. She recently co-founded a company, Little Bridges, which creates award-winning kits filled with family-friendly activities that are designed to foster enduring intergenerational experiences.