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Alfred Nobel: the man behind the Peace Prize

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Sleeping Bear Press,
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1st ed.
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IL: LG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Almost everyone has heard of the Nobel Prize, a collection of prizes awardedfor accomplishments in science, medicine, literature, and peace. But fewpeople know about the man who established the award and for whom it isnamed, Alfred Nobel.Alfred Nobel was born in Sweden in 1833. A quick and curious mind,combined with a love of science and chemistry, drove him to inventnumerous technological devices throughout his long life. But he isperhaps most well known for his invention of dynamite.Intending it to help safely advance road and bridge construction, Nobel sawhis most famous invention used in the development of military weaponry.After a newspaper headline mistakenly announces his death, Nobel wasinspired to leave a legacy of another sort.The Man Behind the Peace Prize tells the story of the enduring legacy ofAlfred Nobel.Kathy-jo Wargin is the bestselling author of more than 30 books for children. Amongher many awards for her work are an International Reading Association Children's ChoiceAward for The Legend of the Loon and an IRA Teachers' Choice Award for Win One for the Gipper. She lives in the Great Lakes area.Zachary Pullen's character-oriented picture book illustrations have won awards andgarnered starred reviews. He has been honored several times with acceptance into theprestigious Society of Illustrators juried shows and Communication Arts IllustrationAnnual of the best in current illustration. Zachary lives in Wyoming.
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subject_facet Dynamite, Engineers, Nobel prizes, Nobel, Alfred Bernhard, -- 1833-1896
title_display Alfred Nobel : the man behind the Peace Prize
title_full Alfred Nobel : the man behind the Peace Prize / Kathy-jo Wargin ; and illustrated by Zachary Pullen
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