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Title The Nobel book of answers : the Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Shimon Peres, and other Nobel Prize winners answer some of life's most intriguing questions for young people / edited by Bettina Stiekel ; translated by Paul De Angelis and Elisabeth Kaestner.
Pub Info New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2003.
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Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Descript xvi, 254 p. ; cm.
Note Accelerated Reader UG 8.0 8 8 73216
Summary A collection of essays written by various Nobel Prize winners about their fields of endeavor.
Contents How do I win the Nobel Prize? / Mikhail Gorbachev -- Why can't I live on french fries? / Richard J. Roberts -- Why do we have to go to school? / Kenzaburo Oe -- Why are some people rich and others poor? / Daniel L. McFadden -- Why do we have scientists / John C. Polanyi -- What is love? / H.H. Dalai Lama -- Why do we feel pain? / Günter Blobel -- Why is pudding soft and stone hard? / Klaus von Klitzing -- What is politics? / Shimon Peres -- Why is the sky blue? / Mario J. Molina -- How does the telephone work? / Gerd Binning -- Will I soon have a clone? / Eric Wieschaus -- Why is there war? / Desmond Tutu -- Why do Mom and Dad have to work? / Reinhard Selten -- What is air? / Paul Crutzen -- Why do I get sick? / George Vithoulkas -- Why are leaves green? / Robert Huber -- Why do I forget some things and not others? / Erwin Neher -- Why are there boys and girls? / Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard -- Why does 1 + 1 = 2? / Enrico Bombieri -- How much longer will the Earth keep turning? / Sheldon Glashow.
Subject Nobel Prizes -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Children's questions and answers.
Subject Nobel Prizes.
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography.
Nobel Prize winners.
Add Author Stiekel, Bettina.
Add Title Kinder fragen, Nobelpreisträger antworten. English.
ISBN 0689863101
9780689863103
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