DK Life Stories: Albert Einstein
In this kids' biography, follow the remarkable life story of Albert Einstein, whose legendary genius and creative imagination made him one of the world's most famous thinkers.
Albert Einstein is known as one of the most brilliant people in history. His many theories and discoveries changed the way scientists think and work, and the way in which we look at and understand things. In this kids' biography for ages 8-12, learn all about Einstein's family and education, his travels and troubles, and the special compass he was given as a young boy that first set him on the path to questioning the world around him.
DK Life Stories go beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, fun facts, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this series perfect for school reports and projects. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
Interesting biographies for upper elementary that are packed with information on a variety of topics embedded in the lives of the people covered. Choosing both well-known and not-quite-as-well-known personages, this series delves into their lives in a way guaranteed to “hook” your student and immerse them in another time, culture, or calling. The print size is appropriate for upper elementary readers. Illustrations include photos, drawings, maps, and anything else necessary to draw the reader into the world of the mathematician, physicist, pastor, or political leader, etc. Included in each book is a family tree, a life timeline, glossary, who’s who section (historical figures in the life of the character), and a quiz with answers. Sidebars and insets provide all sorts of interesting tidbits, definitions, and explanations. 128 pgs, pb. ~ Janice