Kevin Kurtz is an award winning, nonfiction children’s author who has worked closely with scientists throughout his career. He has a master's degree in elementary education and over fifteen years of experience as an educator teaching groups of all ages to help them meet state science and education literacy standards. Kevin is available to do a live or virtual author visit at your school.

Photo of school visit by Flora Mcallister

Kevin's newest book 
Where Wild Microbes Grow: 
The Search for Life Under the Seafloor 
is now available! This free eBook, 
illustrated by Alice Feagan
introduces kids to the cutting edge science that is discovering amazing lifeforms under the seafloor. The book can be downloaded as both 
PDF and an interactive Apple iBook
Instructions to download it can be found 
on the JOIDES Resolution website.

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Read an article about 
Where Wild Microbes Grow on the 
Discover Magazine website.