Science and Me

Inspired by the Discoveries of Nobel Prize Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Discover some of the inspirational men and women who have received Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine from 1901 to the present day, among them Marie Curie, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Donna Strickland.

A glimpse into the often surprising lives and sometimes accidental discoveries of a group of extraordinary scientists, this fascinating collection shows that the science you learn at school really can change the world.

“Winter and El Fathi give a satisfying flavor of the work that guided scientific and moral compasses, while highlighting aspects of the scientists’ personal histories”—The New York Times, 5 Picture Books About the Wonders of Science

“Rich material for readers seeking scientific role models who made differences both in and beyond the lab”—Kirkus Reviews

“This beautifully presented book invites young readers to consider the values of science and how it carries the potential to change the world for the better”—Mat Tobin, Senior Lecturer in Education

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978-1-911373-71-1
$14.24
978-1-913747-48-0
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Picture Books, Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lantana Publishing
Imprint Lantana Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2021-03-02
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007090, JNF051190, JNF069000
Dewey 509.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.5 x 10.5
Lexile 1020
Features Maps, Original artwork, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource

Reviews

Booklist

“This eclectic collective biography of Nobel laureates in physics, chemistry, and medicine is an excellent example of how a little creativity can turn a science lesson into something more memorable.”—Booklist

The New York Times Book Review

" . . . Winter and El Fathi give a satisfying flavor of the work that guided scientific and moral compasses, while highlighting aspects of the scientists’ personal histories."—The New York Times Book Review

Kirkus Reviews

“Rich material for readers seeking scientific role models who made differences both in and beyond the lab.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Ali Winter

Ali Winter, author of Amnesty International-endorsed Peace and Me, is an experienced anthologist and nonfiction writer who has published internationally and is passionate about seeking out lesser-told stories from around the world.

Illustrator: Mickaël El Fathi

Mickaël El Fathi is an acclaimed French-Moroccan children's book illustrator. A former computer graphic designer and 3-D director, he now lives in France and helps children travel the world through his illustrations.

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!

Science and Me

Discover some of the inspirational men and women who have received Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and Medicine from 1901 to the present day, among them Marie Curie, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Donna Strickland. A glimpse into the often surprising lives and… View available downloads →