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Lives of the scientists : experiments, explosions (and what the neighbors thought) / written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt.

Krull, Kathleen. (Author). Hewitt, Kathryn, (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 920 KRU (Text) 39206020863724 J Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library J 920 KRU (Text) 39206020863732 J Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780152059095
  • ISBN: 0152059091
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Harcourt Children's Books, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 96).
Formatted Contents Note:
Dragons and grogs / Zhang Heng -- Writing on horseback / Ibn Sina -- Full of stars--and himself / Galileo -- The importance of an apple / Isaac Newton -- "Promise not to call me a lunatic" / William and Caroline Herschel -- Throwing up at the sight of blood / Charles Darwin -- Caterpillars in the lab / Louis Pasteur -- Very famous dogs / Ivan Pavlov -- Science can be delicious / George Washington Carver -- A blue-green glow / Marie Curie -- Fooling around for eight hours a day / Albert Einstein -- Cowboy songs in the dark / Edwin Hubble -- Watering corn with her tears / Barbara McClintock -- "Computers were more fun" / Grace Murray Hopper -- Imagining surf / Rachel Carson -- "A dear old friend" / Chien-Shiung Wu -- "Two people are better than one" / James D. Watson and Francis Crick -- From waitress to world expert / Jane Goodall.
Summary, etc.:
Profiles many of history's most noteworthy scientists, from Zhang Heng and Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein and Barbara McClintock, sharing lesser-known facts about their favorite activities, relationships, and eccentricities.
Target Audience Note:
NC1120L Lexile
Subject: Scientists > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Science > History > Juvenile literature.

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