People You Should Know II, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1625134363
  • ISBN-13: 9781625134363
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 920 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This bundle contains five biographical titles that explore the lives of influential figures in literature, mathematics, social activism, and science. It also contains a volume on notable women in STEM.

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People You Should Know: Top 101 Mathematicians  (ISBN-10: 1680484966 | ISBN-13: 9781680484960)

This compendium introduces readers to a brilliant group of mathematicians. The collection encompasses ancient sages, Renaissance geniuses, Enlightenment-era polymaths, nineteenth-century innovators, great minds of the twentieth century, and current leaders in the field. Also covered are the geniuses whose names are preserved in Fermats Last Theorem, Boolean algebra, and the Fibonacci sequence.

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People You Should Know: Top 101 Authors  (ISBN-10: 168048494X | ISBN-13: 9781680484946)

This comprehensive compendium profiles some of the most important, prolific, and influential authors in history. The list is composed of a mix of writers from all different backgrounds and time periods, perfect for students of literature. This book follows core standards in that it analyzes multiple authors and allows readers to compare and contrast their ideas.

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People You Should Know: Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists, and Change Agents  (ISBN-10: 1680484974 | ISBN-13: 9781680484977)

This book profiles some of the most influential change agents in history. They come from all walks of life, and they include writers, artists, politicians, and musicians, among others. Readers will get a sense of the sacrifices made by others so we can live in the world we do today. They will also learn that it takes only one person, one voice, to change the world.

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People You Should Know: Top 101 Scientists  (ISBN-10: 1680484982 | ISBN-13: 9781680484984)

This volume introduces just over one hundred of the most influential figures in the history of science. It spans thousands of years, from Thales of Miletus (who flourished in the sixth century BCE) to living luminaries, such as Craig Mello, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Shinya Yamanaka. The varied and fascinating list includes physicists, chemists, anthropologists, astronomers, geologists, biologists, and more, all of whom have added to our store of scientific knowledge.

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People You Should Know: Top 101 Women of STEM  (ISBN-10: 1680484990 | ISBN-13: 9781680484991)

This extensive and insightful text introduces readers to an eclectic mix of women who have excelled in all areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. It includes biographies of astronauts, naturalists, zoologists, and astronomers, among others. Readers will be proud of the great pioneering work these women have done in their fields and be inspired to pursue such achievements of their own.

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