...offers true stories that focus on nine prodigies who changed the face of science, such as Philo Taylor Farnsworth in 'The Teenager Who Invented Television' (he made the first design for a television when he was only 14, according to his bio) and Mary Anning whose discovery (in the early 1800s) of an ichthyosaur skeleton as a 12-year-old led her to a life as a paleontologist in 'The Curious Girl Who Discovered Sea-Monster Skeletons.'" -Publisher's Weekly
The Kid Who Named Pluto: And the Stories of Other Extraordinary Young People in Scienceby Marc McCutcheon, Jon Cannell
The Kid Who Named Pluto, an updated collection of stories about exceptional young inventors and scientific pioneers, is sure to inspire.
Meet the Author
Marc McCutcheon is a bookstore owner and the author of Roget's Super Thesaurus , Descriptionary , The Compass in Your Nose and Other Astonishing Facts About Humans and 12 other books. He lives in Maine.
Jon Cannell is an accomplished designer and founder of Jon Cannell Design. His clients include several Fortune 500 companies. He lives in Washington state.
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