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For thirty years, the whole last half of his life, Leonardo da Vinci was obsessed with unlocking the secrets of nature. His notebooks are the mind-boggling evidence of a fifteenth-century scientist standing at the edge of the modern world, basing his ideas on observation and experimentation. Scrupulously researched, juicily anecdotal, this book will change children’s ideas of who Leonardo was and what it means to be a scientist.

Award-winning biographer Kathleen Krull will focus on five other "giants of science"— Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Sigmund Freud, and Albert Einstein. Each book presents a compelling portrait of an individual as well as a picture of the world at a particular time and place.

Synopsis:

Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worldand#8217;s most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!

Synopsis:

From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all over the country donated more than $150 million. It opened to the public once again in 1990 as a museum. Learn more about America's history, and perhaps even your own, through the story of one of the most popular landmarks in the country.

About the Author

Mr. Byrd is a successful commercial artist and children's book illustrator whose award-winning picture books include The Bear and the Bird King. Robert Byrd lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780448462875
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Author:
Harper , Fred
Author:
Mantha, John
Author:
McVeigh, Kevin
Author:
oris
Author:
Brennan, Patricia
Author:
Kulikov, Boris
Author:
Pascal, Janet
Author:
Kulikov, B
Author:
Demuth, Patricia Brennan
Author:
Byrd, Robert
Author:
Foley, Tim
Author:
Holub, Joan
Author:
Groff, David
Author:
Tomkinson, Tim
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Thanksgiving
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Subject:
Central & South America
Subject:
Military & Wars
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
What Was...?
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 16-page black-and-white insert
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.31 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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"Synopsis" by ,

Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the worldand#8217;s most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!

"Synopsis" by ,
From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all over the country donated more than $150 million. It opened to the public once again in 1990 as a museum. Learn more about America's history, and perhaps even your own, through the story of one of the most popular landmarks in the country.
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