Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World

Electrical Wizard

Electrical Wizard: How Nikola Tesla Lit Up the World, by Elizabeth Rusch; illus. by Oliver Dominguez. This narrative biography explores the intense rivalry between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison while examining and explaining the science behind Tesla’s many accomplishments using electricity. This book will inspire young scientists everywhere!

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On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

On a Beam of Light

On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein, by Jennifer Berne; illus. by Vladimir Radunsky. Young readers are invited to travel along with Einstein on a journey full of curiosity, laughter, and scientific discovery. A moving story of the powerful difference imagination can make in any life – with the added benefit of very clear descriptions of difficult scientific topics.

Noah Webster and His Words

Noah Webster and his words

Noah Webster and His Words, by Jeri Chase Ferris; illus. by Vincent X. Kirsch. Noah Webster was born and grew up in what is now West Hartford, Connecticut, where his house still resides. This clever, hilariously illustrated biography follows Webster’s path from boyhood through his many accomplishments, all the while ensuring that he remains a very relatable character.