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Luis Walter Alvarez
ISBN: 9781410913036
Author: Randall, Tina
Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
Published: July 2005
Retail: $9.99    OUR PRICE: $1.99
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Binding Type: Paperback
Annotation: As the fastest-growing ethnic minority in the United States, Hispanic Americans have gained attention as a new and major force in our society. Sidebars make connections between the subjects and their contemporaries.
Additional Information
BISAC category:
Target Grade: 4-6
Grade level: 4-6
Physical Information: 8.75" H x 7.75" L x 0.25" W
Bargain Category: Science, Non-Fiction, Middle School, Biographies
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 102243
Reading Level: 7.6   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2006 Spring)
Biochemist Severo Ochoa, astronaut Ellen Ochoa, planetary geologist Ocampo, chemist Molina, conservation biologist Dallmeier, and physicist Alvarez are profiled in these uneven biographies: while Ellen Ochoa discusses its subject's personal life and experience as a Hispanic woman in a white-male-dominated field, Ocampo focuses on planetary geology, practically relegating Ocampo to the periphery. Photos illustrate all books. Reading list, timeline. Glos., ind. [Review covers these Hispanic-American Biographies titles: Severo Ochoa, Adriana Ocampo, Mario Molina, Ellen Ochoa, Francisco Dallmeier, and Luis Walter Alverez.] Copyright 2006 Horn Book Guide Reviews.