Winner, American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award, Writing for Children category (2014)
"The author's evident enthusiasm provides plenty of revs..."
Kirkus, July 17, 2013
"...this is a title sure to find an audience, one that will gain a newfound respect for the elements."
School Library Journal, September 1, 2013
"An entertaining look at the chemical composition and properties of such items as coins, fireworks, skyscrapers, airplanes, comets, and poison."
School Library Journal