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Author Krull, Kathleen.
Title Isaac Newton / by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov.
Pub Info New York : Viking, 2006.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 New     AVAILABLE
 East Falmouth-Children's  J 920 Newton     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Newton     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 92 NEWTON     AVAILABLE
 Orleans-Children's Room  J BIO 92 NEWT     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Children's  J B NEWTON KRU     AVAILABLE
 Woods Hole - Children's  J 92 Newton     AVAILABLE
Descript 126 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Giants of science
Krull, Kathleen. Giants of science.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection.
Audience Ages 10 up.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Isaac Newton was not only briiliant, but secretive, vindictive and obsessive. Here is a portrait of the man, contradictions and all, than places him against the backdrop of seventeenth-century England, a time of plague, the Great Fire of London, and two revolutions.
Contents Introduction -- ch. 1. All alone -- ch. 2. The most amazing toys -- ch. 3. Learning outside the class -- ch. 4. The apple -- ch. 5. Newton versus Hooke -- ch. 6. Math war -- ch. 7. Star war -- ch. 8. The greatest science book in the world -- ch. 9. Newton versus Newton -- ch. 10. And what about alchemy? -- ch. 11. The crimson years -- ch. 12. Impact -- Bibliography -- Index.
Note Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 7.3 3.
Subject Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 -- Juvenile literature.
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Add Author Kulikov, Boris, 1966-
ISBN 0670059218 (hardcover) : $15.99
9780670059218 (hardcover)
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