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Ada Twist, scientist

by Beaty, Andrea,

Format: Kindle Book 2016 2016
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Summary
Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The team behind Iggy Peck, Architect (2007) and Rosie Revere, Engineer (2013) introduce a new STEM picture-book heroine. Ada Marie Twist is an African American girl who does not speak until the age of three. But once she does, she starts with Why? And then What? How? and When? / By bedtime she came back to Why? once again. Ada Twist's curiosity is insatiable, often involving more chaos than method. A particularly bad smell sets Ada off on a journey of discovery that puts her at odds with her parents, though eagle-eyed readers will discover the source of the stink. The pen-and-ink illustrations incorporate a mishmash of white space and the paraphernalia of scientific experimentation: blocks, beakers, graph paper, gadgets; at times the pages can barely contain the breadth of Ada's inquisitiveness. An author's note reveals that the heroine is named after trailblazing women scientists Marie Curie and Ada Lovelace. Young Ada Twist and her nonstop intellect might just encourage readers to blaze trails of their own.--Dean, Kara Copyright 2016 Booklist"
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "Beaty and Roberts return to the classroom featured in Iggy Peck, Architect and Rosie Revere, Engineer as they introduce an insatiably curious girl named Ada Marie, who comes from an African-American family so stylish that its time-out chair is an Eames. As Ada attempts to determine the source of a noxious smell, Beaty's bouncy rhymes emphasize the qualities that make for a great scientist: "She asked a small question, and then she asked two./ And each of those led to three questions more,/ and some of those questions resulted in four." Scientific research can be messy and thorny (and smelly), Beaty and Roberts suggest, but it's well worth the effort. Ages 5-7. Author's agent: Edward Necarsulmer IV, Dunow, Carlson & Lerner. Illustrator's agent: Artist Partners. (Sept.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Curiosity Fiction
Scientists Fiction
Science Experiments Fiction
Perseverance (Ethics) Fiction
Stories in rhyme
Curiosity Juvenile fiction
Scientists Juvenile fiction
Science Experiments Juvenile fiction
Perseverance (Ethics) Juvenile fiction
Juvenile Literature
Juvenile Fiction
Humor (Fiction)
Science Fiction
Electronic books.
Publisher New York :ABRAMS2016
2016
Contributors Roberts, David, 1970- illustrator.
OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Kindle Book
Format: OverDrive Read
Requires Amazon Kindle
Description 1 online resource
ISBN 9781613129685
9781613129685
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