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Who was Stephen Hawking? / by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.

Gigliotti, Jim, (author.). Copeland, Gregory, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.
  • 4 of 4 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library J B HAWKING (Text) 36446002012949 New Juvenile Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451532480
  • ISBN: 0451532481
  • ISBN: 9780451532503
  • ISBN: 0451532503
  • Physical Description: 106 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2019]

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Includes bibliographical references (page 106).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Stephen Hawking? -- Beginnings -- School days -- Bad news -- Finding a purpose -- New discoveries -- A book for everyone -- Celebrity status -- The human spirit -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.:
"Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?" Stephen Hawking was born exactly three hundred years after the death of the scientist Galileo, so maybe it was written in the stars that he would become a famous scientist in his own right. Although he was diagnosed with a neurological disease at age 21, Stephen did not let the illness define his life. Known for his groundbreaking work in physics, and identified by his wheelchair and computerized voice system, Stephen continued his research until his death in 2018. He is best known for his black hole theories and his best-selling book A Brief History of Time. Stephen Hawking is an example of a person who had a great mind, but an even greater spirit"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
890L Lexile
Subject: Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 > Juvenile literature.
Physicists > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis > Patients > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
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