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Isaac the Alchemist : Secrets of Isaac Newton, Reveal'd (School And Library) (Mary Losure)

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A surprising true story of Isaac Newton's boyhood suggests an intellectual development owing as much to magic as science.Before Isaac Newton became the father of physics, an accomplished mathematician, or a leader of the scientific revolution, he was a boy living in an apothecary's house, observing and experimenting, recording his observations of the world in a tiny notebook. As a young genius living in a time before science as we know it existed, Isaac studied the few books he could get his hands on, built handmade machines, and experimented with alchemy—a process of chemical reactions that seemed, at the time, to be magical. Mary Losure's riveting narrative nonfiction account of Isaac's early life traces his development as a thinker from his childhood, in friendly prose that will capture the attention of today's budding scientists—as if by magic. Back matter includes an afterword, an author's note, source notes, a bibliography, and an index.
Number of Pages: 163
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Format: Library
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Mary Losure
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2017
TCIN: 52039023
UPC: 9780763670634
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-0155
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