Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers - Stevenson, Robin
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Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies of Bill Gates, Madam C. J. Walker, Hedy Lamarr, Walt Disney, and 12 other international innovators.

Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies of Bill Gates, Madam C. J. Walker, Hedy Lamarr, Walt Disney, and 12 other international innovators.
  • Produktdetails
  • Kid Legends 7
  • Verlag: Penguin Random House US / Quirk Books
  • Seitenzahl: 208
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 9 Jahren
  • Erscheinungstermin: 16. Februar 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 206mm x 145mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 416g
  • ISBN-13: 9781683692270
  • ISBN-10: 1683692276
  • Artikelnr.: 59545717
Robin Stevenson is an award-winning author of books for kids and teens, including Kid Activists. Her writing has been translated into several languages and published in more than 10 countries. She lives with her family on the west coast of Canada.

Allison Steinfeld obtained a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She loves to create fun and playful work that can be enjoyed by readers of all ages. She lives in North Carolina.
Table of Contents

PART 1 Tech Revolution
GRACE HOPPER: The Grand Lady of Software
STEVE JOBS: Love What You Do
BILL GATES: I m Thinking!
RESHMA SAUJANI: Embracing Failure

PART 2 Seas, Skies, and Outer Space
JACQUES COUSTEAU: Breathing Underwater
WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT: The Brothers Who Wanted to Fly
ELON MUSK: Electric Cars and Rockets to Mars

PART 3 Cracking Codes and Saving Lives
ALAN TURING: Code-Breaking Hero of World War II
HEDY LAMARR: A Double Life
JONAS SALK: An Instinct to Improve Our World
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: The Invention of Modern Nursing

PART 4 Trailblazers
MARIA MONTESSORI: Rethinking Education
MADAM C. J. WALKER: Craving the Beautiful
WALT DISNEY: Creating Happiness
ALVIN AILEY: All That Was Inside You
Praise for the Kid Legends series:
Engaging and empowering., on Kid Activists by Robin Stevenson

Kids will be drawn in. Chicago Parent, on Kid Activists by Robin Stevenson
The vivid details of each activist's story, combined with vibrant illustrations, demonstrate that every civil rights hero and popular firebrand started out as children, just like the rest of us. School Library Journal, on Kid Activists by Robin Stevenson

A great way to encourage kids who already love science to pursue their interests as well as to show kids who are not motivated by traditional schooling that there are many paths to greatness. American Scientist Magazine, on Kid Scientists by David Stabler
For your budding astrophysicist, inventor, doctor, environmentalist, or mathematician, Kid Scientists will open her eyes with mini-bios of interesting and accomplished people. Terri Schlichenmeyer, The Bookworm Sez, on Kid Scientists by David Stabler
Outstanding... Inspiring and entertaining. Booklist, starred review, on Kid Athletes by David Stabler
A heartening reminder that 17 unconventional greats not to mention all the rest started out as children too. Kirkus Reviews, on Kid Artists by David Stabler
Just like history class, only hilarious. Tim Federle, author of Better Nate Than Ever, on Kid Presidents by David Stabler
Full of real information, but the author made it fun and funny. Michael, age 9, on Kid Authors by David Stabler…mehr