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Discover more about the unique life of Albert Einstein, a Giant of Science. Filled with facts about Einstein, and weaved into a story, readers will learn more about the personality and personal life (from childhood and on) of one of the all-time great minds of science. Includes sources for further reading and a helpful index.
Albert Einstein. His name has become a synonym for genius. His wild case of bedhead and playful sense of humor made him a media superstar?the first, maybe only, scientist-celebrity. He wasn?t much for lab work; in fact he had a tendency to blow up experiments. What he liked to do was think, not in words but in ?thought pictures.? What was the result of all his thinking? Nothing less than the overturning of Newtonian physics. Once again, Kathleen Krull delivers a witty and astute look at one of the true ?Giants of Science? and the turbulent times in which he lived.
Kathleen Krull, the noted social historian, lives in San Diego, California.
Boris Kulikov, the illustrator of the series, lives in New York City.
"Krull delivers a splendidly humane biography of that gold standard of brilliance, Albert Einstein...Another standout in a uniformly stellar series." —Kirkus, starred review
"Krull once again demonstrates her ability to balance a description of the personality of a genius with the significance of his contribution to science." —School Library Journal
"[An] engrossing and remarkably accessible biography." —Horn Book