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On A Beam of Light

A Story of Albert Einstein
Berne, Jennifer (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
On A Beam of Light
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Follows the life of the famous physicist, from his early ideas to his groundbreaking theories.
Authors: Berne, Jennifer
Statement of Responsibility: by Jennifer Berne ; pictures by Vladimir Radunsky
Title: On a beam of light
a story of Albert Einstein
Characteristics: 1 volume, unpaged : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: "The illustrations in this book were rendered in goache, pen, and ink."--Colophon
Summary: Follows the life of the famous physicist, from his early ideas to his groundbreaking theories.
Subject Headings: Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 Juvenile literature Physicists Biography Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Topical Term: Physicists
Additional Contributors: Radunsky, Vladimir
LCCN: 2011004026
ISBN: 9780811872355
0811872351
Branch Call Number: J B Einstein B
Research Call Number: JFF 14-174
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Comment by: BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

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Young Albert Einstein didn't talk until he was three, but the gift of a compass taught him to question everything. Find out how he grew up to be a scientist celebrated worldwide!

Young Albert Einstein didn't talk until he was three, but the gift of a compass taught him to question everything. Find out how he grew up to be a scientist celebrated worldwide!


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NYPL Staff Pick
Young Albert Einstein didn't talk until he was three, but the gift of a compass taught him to question everything. Find out how he grew up to be a scientist celebrated worldwide!

NYPL Staff Pick
Young Albert Einstein didn't talk until he was three, but the gift of a compass taught him to question everything. Find out how he grew up to be a scientist celebrated worldwide!

Jun 09, 2014
  • tnorris rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A wonderful and educational book. I may add this to our own personal library as it is one I can see us reading a few more times :)

Jun 05, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A really educational and easy book about Albert Einstein

Apr 24, 2014
  • CraigGraziano rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

On a Beam of Light starts with a little boy who barely talked as a child, who got in trouble at school, and who was told he would never amount to anything. That boy was named Albert Einstein.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/on_a_beam_of_light_berne

May 18, 2013
  • JCLChristiH rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great introductory book to Albert Einstein.

May 15, 2013
  • lms rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Picture book about Einstein has earned 4 starred reviews from the reputable sources:

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Jun 05, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 05, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

In this book you will learn about the life of Albert Einstein and his theories

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Jun 05, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Suddenly he knew there were mysteries in the world hidden & silent unknown and unseen

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