Kristi Lew:
K-12 Educational Writer
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Kristi Lew

Partial Publications List

Books

Benchmark Books (Marshall Cavendish)

  • The Dwarf Planet Pluto (Space! series) – Grades 5-8 – ISBN: 978-0-7614-4243-1
  • Respiratory System (The Amazing Human Body series) – Grades 6-8 – ISBN: 978-0-7614-4042-0
  • Mosquito-borne Illnesses (Health Alert series) – Grades 4+ – ISBN: 978-0-7614-3980-6

Capstone Press

  • Human Organs (Anatomy Class series) – Grades 4-6 – ISBN: 978-1-4296-3887-6

Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Teacher resources that include ready-to-use transparencies, differentiated lessons, and activities:

  • Life Science – Grades K-2 – ISBN: 978-1-60418-149-4
  • Life Science – Grades 3-5 – ISBN: 978-1-60418-150-0
  • Physical Science – Grades K-2 – ISBN: 978-1-60418-151-7
  • Physical Science – Grades 3-5 – ISBN: 978-1-60418-152-4
  • Earth and Space Science – Grades K-2 – ISBN: 978-1-60418-153-1
  • Earth and Space Science – Grades 3-5 – ISBN: 978-1-60418-154-8

Chelsea House Publishers

Essential Chemistry series – Grades 8-12:

  • Chemical Reactions – ISBN: 978-0-7910-9531-7
  • Acids and Bases – ISBN: 978-0-7910-9783-0 

Science Foundations series – Grades 8-12:

  • Heredity – ISBN: 978-1-6041-3042-3

Compass Point Books (Coughlan Publishing)

  • Goodbye, Gasoline: The Science of Fuel Cells (Headline Science series) – Grades 5-7 – ISBN: 978-0-7565-3521-6

Corwin Press Classroom – Developmental Writer

  • Engage the Brain: Games – Grades 6-8 – ISBN: 978-1-4129-5925-4
  • Activities for the Differentiated Classroom: Science Grades 6-8 – ISBN: 978-1-4129-5344-3

Enslow Publishers

  • The Truth about Cancer: Understanding and Fighting a Deadly Disease (Issues in Focus Today series) – Grades 5-8 – ISBN: 978-0-7660-3068-8

Gareth Stevens Publishing

  • The Exterminator: Wiping Out the World’s Most Infectious Diseases (Current Science series) – Grades 2-6 – ISBN: 978-1-4339-2061-5

Millbrook Press (Lerner Publishing Group)

Gross Body series – Grades 3-5:

  • Itch & Ooze: Gross Stuff on Your Skin – ISBN: 978-0-8225-8963-1
  • Clot & Scab: Gross Stuff About Your Scrapes, Bumps, and Bruises – ISBN: 978-0-8225-8965-5

Rosen Central

Understanding the Elements of the Periodic Table series – Grades 5-8:

  • Zinc – ISBN: 978-1-4042-1407-1
  • Argon – ISBN: 978-1-4042-1409-5
  • Mercury – ISBN: 978-1-4042-1780-5
  • Lead – ISBN: 978-1-4042-1779-9
  • Iodine – ISBN: 978-1-4358-5071-2
  • Radium – ISBN: 978-1-4358-5072-9
  • The Alkali Metals – ISBN: 978-1-4358-5330-0
  • The 15 Lanthanides and the 15 Actinides – ISBN: 978-1-4358-3557-3

The Reasons and the Risks series – Grades 6+:

  • Egg Donation: The Reasons and the Risks – ISBN: 978-1-4358-5559-5

The United States: Past and Present series – Grades 5+:

  • Ohio – ISBN: 978-1-4358-5286-0

Magazine Articles

Cobblestone Publications

“Rip-Roarin’ and Ready to Fly!” – Odyssey – May 2006 issue

  • Grades 4 & up – Feature article using the extreme sport of kite boarding to teach the physics of lift and drag. Includes an activity for students to try. Approximately 900 words.

“Salt Flats – Faster than a Speeding Bullet” – Appleseeds – March 2007 issue

  • Grades 1-5 – 200-word short introducing Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats

Weekly Reader Publications

“Juiced” – Weekly Reader’s Current Health 2 –April/May 2007 issue

  • Grades 7-12 – 1000 word feature article about the health and moral aspects of steroid abuse
  • Renamed “Don’t Be a Dope” and reprinted in Current Health 1 February 2008 issue

“Too Hot to Handle” – Current Health 2 – April/May 2007 issue

  • Grades 4-12 – 800 word photo-essay cover story about the possible health effects of global warming
  • Published as “Weather Gone Wild” in Current Health 1 the same month

“A Twist of Fate” – Current Health 2 – January 2008 issue

  • Grades 7-12 – 1000 word feature article about the health and emotional aspects of genetic testing

“A Computer for Everyone!” – Weekly Reader Science – December 2007 issue

  • Grades 3-5 – 800 word feature article about the One Laptop Per Child program and the basics of computer technology.

Peter Piper Publishing

“Stinky Snow” – KNOW – January/February 2007 issue

  • Grades K-4 – 150-word short about the discovery of a sulfur spring on a glacier in the Canadian North, the bacteria found growing there and why NASA is interested in this extreme ecosystem.

“Toothpaste” – KNOW – July/August 2007 issue

  • Grades K-4 – 150-word short about what is in toothpaste, how it works, what people used before there was toothpaste-in-a-tube, and how it gets into the tube.

Boy Scouts of America

“Pumped Up Poison Ivy” – Boys’ Life – April 2007

  • Grades 6 & up – 200-word short introducing new scientific research showing poison ivy is getting bigger and meaner due to global warming – Includes tips on identifying and treating poison ivy

 

                              

                          

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