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You wouldn't want to be Sir Isaac Newton! : a lonely life you'd rather not lead / written by Ian Graham ; illustrated by David Antram ; created and designed by David Salariya.

Graham, Ian, 1953- (Author). Antram, David, 1958- (illustrator.). Salariya, David (Added Author).

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Summary:

Get ready... you're only an absentminded young farmer in 17th-century England, but your boundless curiosity spurs you on to greater things. You are about to become one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known:
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande J 530.092 Gra (Text) 35178001393696 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book None 08/13/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780531259436 (library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780531230404 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc., 2013.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
Get ready... you're only an absentminded young farmer in 17th-century England, but your boundless curiosity spurs you on to greater things. You are about to become one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known:
Sir Isaac Newton.
It's a scientific Revolution!
Top Tips from Experts:
Use mathematics and experiments to test your ideas-that's how science works.
Make sure you get all the credit for your work, even if this upsets other people.
Keep quiet about your interest in alchemy-others may not approve.
Take all your work seriously, whether it's figuring out the secrets of the universe or prosecuting counterfeiters. Book jacket.
Target Audience Note:
8+
Subject: Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 > Juvenile literature.
Physics > History > Juvenile literature.
Physicists > Great Britain > Biography > Biography
Summary: Get ready... you're only an absentminded young farmer in 17th-century England, but your boundless curiosity spurs you on to greater things. You are about to become one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known:
Sir Isaac Newton.
It's a scientific Revolution!
Top Tips from Experts:
Use mathematics and experiments to test your ideas-that's how science works.
Make sure you get all the credit for your work, even if this upsets other people.
Keep quiet about your interest in alchemy-others may not approve.
Take all your work seriously, whether it's figuring out the secrets of the universe or prosecuting counterfeiters. Book jacket.

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