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Author Senker, Cath, author.

Title Stephen Hawking / Cath Senker.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Heinemann Raintree, a Capstone imprint, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 920 HAWKING    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J BIO HAWKING    Check Shelf
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Against the odds biographies
Summary "This series will tell the amazing stories of inspiring people who have made a difference and changed the world, despite the odds stacked against them. They will detail the characters' humble origins, the obstacles standing in their way that had to be overcome, and discuss the successes and achievements for which they are lauded today. This book tells the story of Stephen Hawking, the brilliant scientist who made great contributions to the study of the origin of the universe despite suffering from motor neurone disease for most of his life."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page47) and index.
Contents Who is Stephen Hawking? -- What was Stephen Hawking's childhood like? -- How did Stephen Hawking become a scientist? -- How did Stephen Hawking's career take off? -- How did Stephen Hawking attract global attention? -- What has Stephen Hawking achieved? -- How is Stephen Hawking's work continued today?.
Subject Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
People with disabilities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Cosmology -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Subject Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 (OCoLC)fst01898182
Cosmology. (OCoLC)fst00880600
People with disabilities. (OCoLC)fst01057245
Physicists. (OCoLC)fst01063014
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
ISBN 9781484624661 (hb)
1484624661 (hb)
9781484624715 (pb)
1484624718 (pb)
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