Books by JOY

Find Authors

Blogging On History, Science, and Education

Why History? Why Science?

August 4, 2012

Tags: Games, Discovery

“Why become a historian when there is nothing left to write about?” It’s a refrain I’ve heard more than once when I talk to school students. Another goes like this: “Why be a scientist? Hasn’t everything that can be discovered been discovered?” I think of it as the born-too-late syndrome. It’s not new. And it’s not just children who fall into its trap. (more…)

School Orders
Special discounts and sample books are available.

A History of US
Tel: (800) 445-9714

The Story of Science
Tel: (202) 633-2495

Reading Science Stories
Email: joyhakim@​

For more information, please visit Joy's Ordering/​Contact page.

Click Edit on the top toolbar to begin blogging.