I’m Alison Pearce Stevens. Thanks for stopping by my site!

As a writer for kids, I wear two hats—I’m a science writer by day and a spinner of tall nature and science tales by night (actually, in the wee hours of the morning—I’m an early bird). I’ve got lots of fun stuff here for kids, parents, and teachers. Click on any of the links above to find out more!




Latest News


April 14, 2016

Book signing next weekend!
I will be at the Bookworm in Omaha next Saturday (April 23) from 11:00 to noon as part of their second Exotic Animal Day. Come check out some super-cool creepy crawlies and pick up a copy of Weird But True! Ripped from the Headlines 2. I’ll be signing!

March 29, 2016

‘Mindfulness’ defuses stress in classroom teaching
Teachers, this one’s for you. Early research shows that training in mindfulness techniques can have profound implications for teaching and learning, while reducing stress to boot. Find out more in my latest Science News for Students story, Available online.

February 5, 2016

YOU might power the future
You may have heard about renewable energy, but what about harnessing the energy in the waste from–you guessed it–us! Check out my latest Science News for Students feature to learn how scientists are doing just that. From cell phones to buses to cities, it’s the latest in renewable technology. Available online.