Facebook Founder and Internet Entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg
From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios
Do you have friends or family members who use Facebook? That social networking website is the brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg. He has helped Facebook grow into a company that has almost one and a half billion users worldwide.
Zuckerberg has been interested in computers for a long time. He began writing code when he was just twelve years old. Microsoft even offered to buy one of his programs while he was still in high school. When Zuckerberg created Facebook from his college dorm room, few could have guessed it would become the multibillion-dollar company it is today. Find out how Zuckerberg became a computer programmer who forever changed the way people connect online.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||8.6|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.1|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||180563|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource|
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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 →