Awesome Achievers in Technology

Publisher: Running Press Release date: 2019-08-06

Description

Part of a super fun middle grade series, Awesome Achievers in Technology puts the spotlight on lesser-known heroes and their contributions in tech.Everyone has heard the name Steve Jobs, but what about Nolan Bushnell--Jobs's boss before the invention of Apple, and the founder of the first major video game, Pong? Many of the most relevant figures in tech history have remained in the shadows, but not any longer! From Alan Katz's new Awesome Achievers series, Awesome Achievers in Technology gives kids a look behind the scenes at 12 lesser-known inventors whose contributions to tech are personally relevant to their lives today. Each figure is given a traditional biography but is also subject to Katz's unique brand of silliness, with humorous elements such as imagined poems, song lyrics, and diary entries by and about the not-so-famous figure accompanying each bio. Spot illustrations throughout add to the lighthearted and appreciative humor each figure receives. Reluctant readers and budding tech enthusiasts alike will delight in this imaginative and engaging introduction to a new series of laugh out loud biographies.

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Additional Information

Genre: Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)

Collection: Running Press Kids

Type: EPub

Pages: 112

ISBN: 9780762463350

Additional Information

Genre: Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)

Collection: Running Press Kids

Type: EPub

Pages: 112

ISBN: 9780762463350

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