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Albie's first word: a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood

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Here's a beautiful historical fiction picture book--perfect for the Common Core--that provides a rare glimpse into the early childhood of Albert Einstein, the world's most famous physicist. Three-year-old Albie has never said a single word. When his worried mother and father consult a doctor, he advises them to expose little Albie to new things: a trip to the orchestra, an astronomy lecture, a toy boat race in the park. But though Albie dances with excitement at each new experience, he remains silent. Finally, the thoughtful, quiet child witnesses something so incredible, he utters his very first word: "Why?" Kids, parents, and teachers will be delighted and reassured by this joyous story of a child who develops a bit differently than others. "More than a distinctive introduction to Albert Einstein, this book promotes both understanding of difference and scientific curiosity." -- Kirkus Reviews , Starred
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Grouped Work ID 79d85c54-029c-5036-884d-e2a69ad57d00
Full title albie s first word a tale inspired by albert einsteins childhood
Author tourville jacqueline
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-26 00:07:07AM

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subject_facet Einstein, Albert, -- 1879-1955 -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile fiction, Speech -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Albie's first word : a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood
title_full Albie's First Word A Tale Inspired by Albert Einstein's Childhood, Albie's first word : a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood / written by Jacqueline Tourville ; & illustrated by Wynne Evans
title_short Albie's first word :
title_sub a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood
topic_facet Childhood and youth, Einstein, Albert, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Speech