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Kid Innovators - True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers

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Zusatztext “Telling the true stories of famous people’s childhoods, this book inspires kids to think big and humanizes historical figures in a new and fresh way.”— CNN Underscored “These reads aren’t just educational, they’re inspiring – they remind us all that we’re never too young to start dreaming! Plus – they’re a great resource for school projects!”—YAYOMG.com “In accessible but never patronizing prose, Stevenson sketches the stories of her subjects’ childhoods, deftly setting the scene for each one and providing informative details, engaging quotes, and sometimes humorous anecdotes.”— Mombian Praise for the Kid Legends series: “Engaging and empowering.”—YAYOMG.com, 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 Informationen zum Autor Robin Stevenson is an award-winning author of thirty books for kids and teens. Her writing has been translated into a number of languages and published in more than a dozen 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 Atlanta, Georgia. Klappentext Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell stories from the early years of a diverse group of innovators like Grace Hopper, Reshma Saujani, Jacques Cousteau, Jonas Salk, Alan Turing, Walt Disney, and more. Every innovator started out as a kid--and in some cases, were kids when they began experimenting with ideas to change the world! Kid Innovators tells the stories of a diverse group of trailblazers in fields like technology, education, business, science, art, and entertainment. Featuring kid-friendly text and full color illustrations on nearly every page, readers will learn about the exciting discoveries, advancements, and inventions made by Grace Hopper, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Reshma Saujani, Jacques Cousteau, the Wright Brothers, William Kamkwamba, Elon Musk, Alan Turing, Hedy Lamarr, Jonas Salk, Florence Nightingale, Maria Montessori, Madam C.J. Walker, Walt Disney, and Alvin Ailey. Leseprobe Introduction Do you sometimes think differently than the people around you? Do you like to do things your own way? Do you ever dream of inventing something new, or finding a solution for a big problem?     ...

Inhaltsverzeichnis

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
WILLIAM KAMKWAMBA: Electric Wind
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

Zusammenfassung

Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies of Bill Gates, Madam C. J. Walker, Hedy Lamarr, Walt Disney, and 12 other international innovators.

Bericht

Telling the true stories of famous people s childhoods, this book inspires kids to think big and humanizes historical figures in a new and fresh way. CNN Underscored

These reads aren t just educational, they re inspiring they remind us all that we re never too young to start dreaming! Plus they re a great resource for school projects! YAYOMG.com

In accessible but never patronizing prose, Stevenson sketches the stories of her subjects childhoods, deftly setting the scene for each one and providing informative details, engaging quotes, and sometimes humorous anecdotes. Mombian

Praise for the Kid Legends series:

Engaging and empowering. YAYOMG.com, 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

Produktdetails

Autoren Allison Steinfeld, Robin Stevenson
Mitarbeit Allison Steinfeld (Illustration)
Verlag Quirk Books
 
Sprache Englisch
Altersempfehlung 9 bis 12 Jahre
Produktform Fester Einband
Erschienen 28.02.2021
 
EAN 9781683692270
ISBN 978-1-68369-227-0
Seiten 208
Abmessung 146 mm x 209 mm x 18 mm
Serie Kid Legends
Themen Kinder- und Jugendbücher > Sachbücher / Sachbilderbücher > Naturwissenschaft, Technik
Schule und Lernen > Lernhilfen/Abiturwissen > Nachschlagewerke

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