Joy Hakim is the author of the bestselling ten-volume series on American history, A History of US, which won the James A. Michener Award in Writing and has sold over 10 million copies nationwide. She has been featured in People, U.S. News and World Report, American Educator, Parade, and in other national and local media.
"As a good-even great-teacher, Hakim knows exactly where students
might stumble and is always there, making sure they don't."-Diana
Lutz, Natural History
"Hakim has interwoven creation myths, history, physics, and mathematics to present a seamless, multifaceted view of the foundation of modern science. . . . At its essence, the book displays the most appealing aspect of science and mathematics: that advances result from a practical need solved by curious minds."-School Library Journal, starred review
"[W]hen master storyteller Joy Hakim wields her pen, take heart: you're in for a breathtaking adventure."-American Educator
"If Leonardo da Vinci had studied school science, he would have been fascinated with The Story of Science."-Juliana Texley, lead reviewer for National Science Teacher Association Recommends