Kate the Chemist is a ten-year-old scientist and she takes pride in knowing there's no problem she can't fix! When her best friend, Birdie, is cast as the lead unicorn in their school's musical Dragons vs. Unicorns, and Kate is chosen to be the assistant director, they agree this is going to be the best musical EVER! Kate is a natural assistant director; like all good scientists, she's smart and organized, but she also comes up with great ideas... like using some of her science know-how to create awesome special effects that no one will forget!
But when everything starts going wrong with the musical and Kate realizes someone is sabotaging the production, will her special science sleuthing skills help save the day — and the show? Full of science explosions, theater, mystery, and friendship, and written by real-life science hero Dr. Kate Biberdorf, AKA Kate the Chemist, this exciting middle grade series opener shows how fifth grader Kate the Chemist can use STEM knowledge to do incredible things!