Great Scientists and Famous Inventors

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

Throughout history, scientists and inventors have seen the world differently. They have used their natural curiosity and abilities to question, discover, explain, and improve upon many aspects of humanity’s everyday lives. The GREAT SCIENTISTS AND FAMOUS INVENTORS series highlights many of these visionary figures, discussing their lives and influences, and explaining their contributions in these collective biographies.

  • Collective biography allows for coverage of subjects that full books are not available for
  • Focuses on subjects that have gained recognition in a common area or occupation
  • Lifelines in every chapter highlight major achievements of each subject
  • Report Links provide quality Internet sites for further research
  • Supports the Science and Social Studies curricula
  • 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains report links, a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, and an index
  • Spring 2009
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Astonishing Ancient World Scientists

Astonishing Ancient World Scientists

Eight Great Brains

Amy Graham
Scientific inquiry is not a modern phenomenon. People have always been curious about the world around them. To that end, some people stepped forward and used logic and reason to solve the mysteries of the natural world...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-079-8
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Brilliant African-American Scientists

Brilliant African-American Scientists

Nine Exceptional Lives

Jeff C. Young
The contributions of African-American scientists include advancements in physics, medicine, biology, and computer science. The struggle to receive a decent education and overcome racial discrimination made these hard-won achievements...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-083-5
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Daring American Heroes of Flight

Daring American Heroes of Flight

Nine Brave Fliers

Jennifer Reed
There was a time when people were in a race to be first with a reliable and controllable way to fly. Once there, many more frontiers were left to conquer. From crossing the Atlantic Ocean and landing on the Moon to overcoming gender and racial bias, there have been pilots who rose to these challenges, no matter the odds...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-081-1
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Inspiring African-American Inventors

Inspiring African-American Inventors

Nine Extraordinary Lives

Jeff C. Young
The process of inventing something to improve or save lives is not easy. However, African Americans had to face a more difficult road than other inventors. From finding educational opportunities to securing the patents for their work, African-American inventors used determination and curiosity to make contributions that continue to affect us today...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-080-4
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