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The girl who named Pluto : and the stories of other extraordinary kids in science

Author: Marc McCutcheon; Jon Cannell
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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A collection of profiles of children and young adults whose scientific inventions made an impact on the world, including Louis Braille who discovered a way for the blind to read and write.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc McCutcheon; Jon Cannell
ISBN: 081183770X 9780811837705
OCLC Number: 232709828
Description: p. cm.
Contents: The girl who named Pluto --
The 4th-grader who outsmarted the medical experts --
She sells sea monsters down by the seashore --
From candy shop bookworm to science fiction writer --
The teenager who invented television --
The blind boy who developed a new way to see --
The high school girl's incredible secret code --
The math whiz who calculated the Moon and the tides --
The boy who dreamed of Mars.
Responsibility: by Marc McCutcheon ; illustrated by Jon Cannell.

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"McCutcheon profiles nine lads and lasses from the last two centuries who at least began making names for themselves in science or invention while children or teenagers..." -Kirkus Reviews."..offers Read more...

 
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