Bill Sullivan is author of Pleased To Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are (Aug 6, 2019, National Geographic Books). He is the Showalter Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he studies infectious disease. Bill has published nearly 100 papers in scientific journals and written for Scientific American, Scientific American MIND, Salon.com, COSMOS, GotScience.org, and more. He also maintains his own popular science blog called THE ‘SCOPE. Bill received his Ph.D. in Molecular & Cell Biology from the University of Pennsylvania. More info at www.AuthorBillSullivan.com.
0000-0003-1823-8642 By Melissa Stewart In the not too distant past, children’s book publishers produced just one kind of nonfiction—survey books that provide a general introduction to a broad topic, such as gorillas or galaxies or