Joy Hakim is a former journalist and the author of The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New DimensionThe Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension. Einstein Adds a New Dimension is the recipient of the 2008 Benjamin Franklin Award in the category of Education/Teaching/Academic. It has also received the 2008 National Science Teachers Association Selector’s Choice – Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12.
The Story of Science series also includes Aristotle Leads the Way and Newton at the Center, and has been praised widely from The New York Times to Timemagazine. Joy Hakim is also the author of A History of Us, a ten-volume history of America for young readers. The series won the first James Michener Prize in Writing.