Creator Focus

Julia Garstecki


Julia Garstecki has written more than 70 nonfiction books for young readers. Before she began life as an author, she taught special education and reading instruction and currently works as a writing coach at Daemen College near Buffalo, NY. Julia began her writing career as a craft writer for regional magazines, justifying her obsession with craft stores. She has hosted writer-in-residence workshops encouraging young writers to create, explore the publishing world, and see their own voices in print. You can learn more about Julia at

Featured Book

Science in a Jar

  1. With Science in a Jar, kids and grown-ups need only gather a jar and a few other inexpensive and readily available household objects to begin investigating and confirming the science at work all around them. The 35+ experiments included cover various scientific disciplines: life science, earth science, physical science, weather, and more.

Julia Garstecki's Camp Sessions

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