Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Teresa Robeson

Illustrator and Writer

Region: Indiana
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Winner of the 2020 ALA YMA Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature in the category of Picture Books for her debut Queen of Physics*Teresa Robeson was born in Hong Kong, raised in Canada, and now writes and creates from her mini-homestead in southern Indiana where she lives with her scientist husband, younger son, and geriatric chickens. A nonfiction winner of the We Need Diverse Books Mentorship Program, Teresa advocates for greater scientific and cultural literacy. Visit her online at and on Twitter @TeresaRobeson.

Queen of Physics also was a NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended Book and a Honors in Nonfiction for the International Literacy Association's Children and Young Adults Book Awards.