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The kid who named Pluto : and the stories of other extraordinary young people in science

Author: Marc McCutcheon; Jon Cannell
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 9780811854511 0811854515
OCLC Number: 51931468
Description: 85 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The boy who dreamed of Mars --
The girl who named Pluto --
The bookworm who became a science fiction writer --
The teenager who invented television --
The curious girl who discovered sea-monster skeletons --
The high schooler who created an incredible secret code --
The math whiz who calculated the movement of the moon --
The fourth-grader who outsmarted medical experts --
The blind boy who developed a new way to see.
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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