the novelThe book Danielle debuts as a best-seller.

December 1, 2019

— contents —

~ letter | from library editor
~ about | the best-seller

— letter —

Dear readers,

The novel Danielle: chronicles of a superheroine — by best-selling author, inventor, and futurist Ray Kurzweil — is available world-wide on the web and at book shops.

For its debut, the book was a best-seller on: Publishers Weekly + USA Today + Amazon.

library editor

best-seller | on Publishers Weekly

  • the book debuted at no. 7 — on the best-sellers list from Publishers Weekly magazine.
  • in the category of: children’s front-list fiction

note: front-list is a publishing term meaning: newly released

best-seller | on USA Today

  • the book debuted at no. 125 — on the best-sellers list from USA Today newspaper.
  • the list compiles best-selling books across all genres, fiction + non-fiction alike

best-seller | on Amazon

  • no. 1 — best-seller: Children’s • Science + Nature
  • no. 1 — best-seller: Teen + Young Adult • Super-Hero Fiction
  • no. 1 — new release: Children’s • Science + Nature
  • no. 1 — new release: Children’s • Environment
  • no. 1 — new release: Children’s • non-Fiction Nature


WATCH | Meet the sisters Danielle + Claire.
video: by illustrator Amy Kurzweil

WATCH | See what readers are saying about the book.

the BOOKS | a complete set

The novel Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine is presented with 2 non-fiction accompaniment books — also by Ray Kurzweil. They show practical steps to achieve your dreams: for your life, with your friends, with your goals.

— the book trio —

LETTER | from the author

Dear readers,

I hope you’ll enjoy my first novel for both youth + adults. It’s the fictional story of a young heroine named Danielle, and her fantastic family + friends — who travel the world solving humanity’s biggest challenges with their keen minds + and deep thinking. My theme is the unlimited power of ideas — and using your imagination to cope with any problem.

Danielle is an inspiring girl who grows-up in my story, and learns about the ABCs of life:

A • advancing understanding
B • becoming responsible
C • celebrating differences
D • developing trust
E • exploring diversity
F • fostering friendship
G • gaining knowledge + know-how
H • helping tomorrow
I • including everyone
J • joining hands
K • knowing your options
L • learning STEAM | science • tech • engineering • arts • medicine
M • maintaining hope
N • nourishing abundance
O • overcoming odds
P • personally expressing
Q • questioning reality
R • reaching for goals
S • spreading joy
T • talking openly
U • uplifting attitude
V • valuing thoughtfulness
W • waiting for the right time
X • examining choices
Y • yelling for change
Z • zeroing-in on a better future

Have a great adventure with Danielle + friends — add the novel to your reading list !

Ray Kurzweil