Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

Author:   Janice N. Harrington ,  Theodore Taylor
Publisher:   Highlights Press
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9781629795584


Pages:   48
Publication Date:   05 November 2019
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 10 years
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Janice N. Harrington ,  Theodore Taylor
Publisher:   Highlights Press
Imprint:   Highlights Press
Weight:   0.567kg
ISBN:  

9781629795584


ISBN 10:   1629795585
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   05 November 2019
Recommended Age:   From 7 to 10 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children's (6-12)
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

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A thorough biography of early African American scientist Charles Henry Turner... (the) extensively researched, jam-packed text intrigues and inspires with Turner's example of discovery and hard-won, meaningful contributions to knowledge about life. A well-written tribute to a deserving champion of science. -- Kirkus Reviews


A relatively unknown entomologist comes out of oblivion in this engaging picture book biography. Harrington's text is inviting, and Turner's enthusiasm comes through clearly... Taylor's bright, cheerful, expertly rendered cartoon illustrations complement the text. Harrington and Taylor have rescued a worthy scientist from obscurity. -- School Library Journal, starred review A thorough biography of early African American scientist Charles Henry Turner... (the) extensively researched, jam-packed text intrigues and inspires with Turner's example of discovery and hard-won, meaningful contributions to knowledge about life. A well-written tribute to a deserving champion of science. -- Kirkus Reviews Full-color digital illustrations and Harrington's conversational, sometimes lyrical prose tell the story of 'indefatigable' African-American entomologist and zoologist Charles Henry Turner... fascinating... -- Publishers Weekly


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Janice N. Harrington is an award-winning poet and children's book author. Her children's books include Catching a Storyfish, Busy-Busy Little Chick, Roberto Walks Home, The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County, and Going North. She is the director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Theodore Taylor III is the illustrator of multiple children's books, including Shaquille O'Neal's Little Shaq series and When the Beat Was Born- DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop, for which he received the Coretta Scott King John Steptoe New Talent Award. Visit theodore3.com.

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