Audio and Video about the Series and Authors

2013 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize Winner Book Talks
Author Penny Chisholm discusses Ocean Sunlight. Watch the video.

Living Lab with Heather Goldstone: Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas
Heather talks to Penny Chisholm and Molly Bang about The Sunlight Series. Listen to the interview..

PBS NewsHour: Without These Ancient Cells, You Wouldn’t Be Here
Oceanographer and Sunlight Series author Penny Chisholm explains how an ocean-dwelling organism called Prochlorococcus plays an important role in photosynthesis.
Watch the Video. Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas – Meet-the-Author Book Reading  (22 May 2013)
Penny Chisholm and Molly Bang introduce and share some of the backstory for creating Ocean Sunlight. Listen to the interview.

Articles about the Series

Chemical & Engineering News (27 Feb 2012)
Craig Bettenhausen talks with Penny Chisholm about her work with Prochlorococcus and how it has inspired her to “think about the big picture” and work on children’s books. Read the article.

School Library Journal
Earth Day 2014: School Library Journal Talks to MIT Professor Penny Chisholm about Buried Sunlight.
Read the article.

The Horn Book
July 2012 Interview by Lolly Robinson with Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm about The Sunlight Series. Read the interview.

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