JACK HORNER: DINOSAUR HUNTER written by Sophia Gholz
JACK HORNER: DINOSAUR HUNTER chronicles the life of paleontologist, Jack Horner, who overcame many obstacles, including severe dyslexia, to become the world-famous paleontologist who inspired a main character in Jurassic Park.
Sophia Gholz is an award-winning children's book author, music lover and magic seeker. Sophia enjoys writing fiction with humor and heart. When writing nonfiction, she pulls on her love of science and her strong family background in ecology. Since 2017, Sophia has helped oversee the Henry L. Gholz SEEDS National Field Trip Endowment for The Ecological Society of America, funding ecological field experiences for students from diverse backgrounds. She is also a founding board member of KidLiteracy.org, a nonprofit organization focused on early literacy initiatives. Previously, Sophia worked as an advertising copywriter and made a career working with visual artists in New York City. Sophia’s debut book, The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng, received the Florida State Book Award Gold Medal, a Eureka! Nonfiction Honor Award and was named a 2020 Green Earth Honor Book. Sophia's newest title, Jack Horner: Dinosaur Hunter (Sleeping Bear Press) chronicles the life of world-famous paleontologist, Jack Horner, and will be available Fall 2021. When she’s not writing from her home base in Florida, you can find Sophia reading a book, making art or exploring the great outdoors with her family.
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