Genius (Direct Mail Edition): A Photobiography of Albert Einstein (Photobiographies)

On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein's life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial years during World War II, and his death 50 years ago in Princeton, New Jersey. Young readers learn about Einstein's remarkable theories that still influence technologies of today and discover the causes he passionately supported such as disarmament and civil liberties.

MARFÉ FERGUSON DELANO is the author of 16 books for National Geographic, including Genius: A Photobiograhy of Albert Einstein, which was an Orbis Pictus Honor Book, and Inventing the Future: A Photobiography of Thomas AlvaEdison. Her latest titles for National Geographic are Helen's Eyes: a Photobiography of Annie Sullivan, Master George's People, Explore My World: Butterflies, Explore My World: Frogs, and Welcome to the World. Delano is a graduate of Duke University.

ISBN: 9780792295440

ISBN-10: 9780792295440

Publisher: National Geographic Kids

Publication Date: 03/01/2005 - 12:00am

On Sale: 03/01/2005 - 12:00am

Pages: 64

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 20th Century

Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Physics