Lives Of The Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (And What The Neighbors Thought)

ISBN-10: 0152059091
ISBN-13: 9780152059095
Author: Krull, Kathleen
Illustrated by: Hewitt, Kathryn
Interest Level: 4-7
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Date: July 2013

Copyright: 2013

Page Count: 96

Series: Lives Of...


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Interest Level

Grades 4-7

Reading Level

Guided Reading: V
Lexile: NC1120L
Accelerated Reader Level: 8.3
Accelerated Reader Points: 3.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology)

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General

Description
Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work-and maybe even dull. But take another look. Did you know that it's believed that Galileo was scolded by the Roman Inquisition for sassing his mom? That Isaac Newton loved to examine soap bubbles? That Albert Einstein loved to collect joke books, and that geneticist Barbara McClintock wore a Groucho Marx disguise in public? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, these scientists are revealed as creative, bold, sometimes eccentric-and anything but dull.