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ODD BOY OUT: Young Albert Einstein.

Brown, Don.

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ISBN 10: 0618492984 / ISBN 13: 9780618492985
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company,, 2004
Condition: VG Hardcover
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Hardcover first edition signed by author on title page (no inscription to previous owner) . Cover glossy, bright; pages tight, clean, unmarked. Light, minor cover shelfwear (no tears) . ;. Bookseller Inventory # 37213

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Title: ODD BOY OUT: Young Albert Einstein.

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company,

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:VG

Dust Jacket Condition: VG

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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When he was born in 1879, Albert was a peculiarly fat baby with an unusually big and misshaped head. When he was older, he hit his sister, frustrated his teachers, and had few friends. But Albert’s strange childhood also included his brilliant capacity for puzzles and problem solving: the mystery of a compass’s swirling needle, the intricacies of Mozart’s music, the secrets of geometry set his mind spinning with ideas. In fact, Albert Einstein’s ideas were destined to change the way we know and understand the world and our place in the universe.
In spare, precise text filled with graceful detail and accompanied by sometimes humorous, sometimes lonely portraits, Don Brown introduces us to the less than magnificent beginnings of an odd boy out. The result is a tender rendering of the adventures of growing up for one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century.

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Don Brown is the award-winning author and illustrator of many picture book biographies. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy of lives lived with passion. School Library Journal has called him a current pacesetter who has put the finishing touches on the standards for storyographies.” He lives in New York with his family.

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