Flickr Cofounder and Web Community Creator Caterina Fake

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Do you like to take pictures and share them online? Do you like to share comments on photos, places you’ve been, or articles? If so, you’ve probably heard of Flickr and other websites that Caterina Fake developed!

Fake is always interested in making online sites into communities. She created Flickr and other websites that bring people together to share reviews, photos, thoughts, and more. Companies like Yahoo! and eBay have tapped her talent to make their websites more interactive and tailored to each visitor. But how did she get there? Find out how she went from a gifted student to helping people connect online!

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.6
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007090, JNF007120, JNF061010
Dewey 005.1092
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 760
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 163024
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Timeline, Websites, and eSource


Library Media Connection

“What makes this series exceptional is the easy-to-read text, the easy-to-understand language, and the photographs sprinkled throughout…. The series would be a relevant and welcome addition to the school library.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“Fact boxes of additional information, quotations, and well-produced and clearly captioned, full-color photographs are interspersed throughout the attractive layout.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple


“These short books, written in a simple and straightforward style, will appeal most to middle school-aged readers and should find equal popularity among both males and females.” —VOYA

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

STEM Trailblazer Bios

Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today’s most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person’s life, often… View available downloads →