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Author Mehnert, Volker, author.
Title The incredible yet true adventures of Alexander von Humboldt : the greatest inventor-naturalist-scientist-explorer who ever lived / Volker Mehnert ; illustrated by Claudia Lieb ; translated by Becky L. Crook.
Pub Info New York : The Experiment, 2019.
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book jacket
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 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Humboldt     AVAILABLE
Descript 105 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
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Note "Originally published in Germany as Alexander von Humboldt by Gerstenberg Verlag in 2018."--Title page verso.
"With 75 color illustrations"--Page 4 of Cover.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-105).
Contents Prologue -- An adventurous boy -- Farewell, Europe. Which way to the Americas? ; The volcano of Tenerife ; Across the Atlantic -- Venezuela. First steps in South America ; A waterway through the jungle ; Solving a geographical puzzle -- Through the Andes Mountains. From the swelter to cooler climes ; On top of South America ; Onward to the Pacific! -- The voyage home. The land of silver ; An American president ; A global citizen in Europe ; The second man -- New adventures. A whirlwhind trek through Siberia ; The world comes to Berlin.
Summary "A richly illustrated middle-grade narrative biography about the life and adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the late eighteenth-, early nineteenth-century Prussian polymath-explorer, lost hero of science, and source of inspiration for Charles Darwin and Henry David Thoreau"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Translated from the German.
Audience Ages 8-12 The Experiment.
Grades 7-9 The Experiment.
Subject Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Naturalists -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Lieb, Claudia, illustrator.
Crook, Becky L., translator.
Add Title Alexander von Humboldt. English
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