Neil deGrasse Tyson
From the Series Gateway Biographies
In addition to speaking about challenging scientific topics for a variety of news sources, Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of a New York planetarium, hosts a science podcast, and has a following of more than three million on Twitter. Learn about the personal and professional life of Neil deGrasse Tyson, arguably the most famous astrophysicist in the modern world.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF051010, JNF007090, JNF007050|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||198883|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and Timeline|
Author: Jill Sherman
Jill Sherman writes fiction and nonfiction books for young readers. She started out her career in publishing as an editor, but soon discovered that her real joy was in writing. She has written dozens of books for young people, including fiction works, as well as news and magazine articles for print and digital publications. She thoroughly enjoys researching new topics to provide young readers with the best information that they can use in their own studies. Jill lives and writes in Brooklyn, New York.
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