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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. 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.
This new biography series from DK goes 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, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
Read the stories of the amazing men and women who fought for
equality during the US Civil Rights Movement, including Martin
Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington, and Rosa Parks and the
famous Montgomery Bus Boycott. Learn all about civil rights-what
they are, and why they're important. This book covers the history
of civil rights in the US, including slavery and the abolition of
slavery, and segregation. It discusses the momentous US Civil
Rights Movement, from sit-ins and protests, to marches and
inspirational speeches, to legislation for equality. There's also
information about modern-day issues, and how children can use their
voices to become activists in their own communities. Perfect for
7-9 year olds starting to read alone, Level 3 Readers include
in-depth information presented through more complex sentence
structure with increasing amount of text to expand the reader's
general knowledge and confidence in reading. Additional information
spreads are full of extra facts, developing the topics through a
range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as quotes, lists, and
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