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Author Martin, Russell, 1952-
Title The mysteries of Beethoven's hair / Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley.
Pub Info Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, c2009.
book jacket
 Cotuit Children's Room  J 780.92 MAR     AVAILABLE
 Centerville Young Adult  YA 780.92 MAR     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills YA  YA 780.92 MAR     AVAILABLE
Descript 120 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Audience 1400L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.7 3 3 129229
Includes index.
Awards Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2010
Contents Beethoven : a lock of hair -- The detective work begins -- Beethoven : a young & extraordinary talent -- The better medicine -- Beethoven: this wretched life -- The boy who cut Beethoven's hair -- Passed from father to son -- Fleeing the Nazis -- Hope for escape -- Hair for sale -- Beethoven : Ode to joy -- Two Americans with a dream -- From Denmark to Arizona -- Beethoven : the disgrace -- Science solves old mysteries -- The unknowable secrets of history -- Remaining mysteries & important answers -- Beethoven : the comedy is finished.
Summary Introduces the life of the Austrian composer, along with the story of a lock of his hair cut by a barber after his death, which was kept by various owners and the analysis of which revealed the high level of lead present in the composer's body.
Subject Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Relics -- Juvenile literature.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Juvenile literature.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Relics.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Add Author Nibley, Lydia.
Alt Title Beethoven's hair
ISBN 9781570917141 (reinforced for library use)
1570917140 (reinforced for library use)
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