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Who was: six scientists and inventors Ben Franklin; Neil Armstrong; Steve Jobs; Jane Goodall; Marie Curie; Galileo

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Who Was?.

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  • ISBN: 9780399568084 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
    electronic resource
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Various.
Summary, etc.: What's better than one Who Was? book? Six Who Was? books!Who Was Neil Armstrong? By Roberta Edwards, read by Dominic Hoffman. Listen to find out more about a boy who loved to make his own model planes, a teenager who got his pilot's license before his driver's license, and the very first person to set foot on the moon.Who Was Marie Curie? By Megan Stine, read by Sarah Scott. Listen to find out more about a brilliant young girl who loved math and physics, the discoverer of radium, and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.Who Was Ben Franklin? By Dennis Brindell Fradin, read by Paul Michael. Listen to find out more about a founding father of the United States of America; an inventor who created bifocal glasses, a musical instrument, and an artificial "arm"; and a scientist who discovered the nature of lightning.Who Was Galileo? By Patricia Brennan Demuth, read by Mark Deakins. Listen to find out more about an astronomer who understood that the Sun does not circle the Earth, a man put under house arrest for his discoveries, and the father of modern science.Who Is Jane Goodall? By Roberta Edwards, read by Cassandra Campbell. Listen to find out more about a little girl whose dream was to live among wild chimps, a brave young woman who made her dream come true, and a world-famous scientist and animal rights champion.Who Was Steve Jobs? By Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso, read by Rob Shapiro. Listen to find out more about a boy who loved to build and fix things, a man who showed up barefoot to business meetings, and a genius who changed the way the world communicates.From the Compact Disc edition.
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 174863 KB).
Subject: Science
Biography & Autobiography
Juvenile Nonfiction
Genre: Electronic books.

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