Ruth M. Kirk writes nonfiction* for young readers. She is the author of
STEAM Jobs in Robotics (2017)
STEAM Every Day: App Development (2016)
STEAM Every Day: Transportation (2016)
for grades 4-8 from Rourke Educational Media.
Highlights for Children has published her articles on artists Charles Burchfield and Lloyd Toone, and poet A. R. Ammons.
A tidbit in the news or an item in a museum might set her on the path to telling a story that is itching to be told.
Sometimes her ideas come from her elementary school students learning English as a second language. Check out her blog for Underrated Reads for kids.