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From the publisher
The series that includes Kid Athletes, Kid Artists, and Kid Authors now chronicles the lives of Kid Scientists! Here are true tales from the childhoods of the world s most brilliant scientists. Did you know: Jane Goodall had a stuffed chimpanzee called Jubilee. As a child she loved animals so much she was constantly bringing them inside- including worms and snails! Stephen Hawking hated school and spent his free time assembling model airplanes, inventing board games, even building his own computer. Neil DeGrasse Tyson ran a dog-walking business after school to save money to buy a telescope. This diverse and inclusive cast includes Marie Curie, Benjamin Franklin, Sally Ride, Albert Einstein, Katherine Johnson, Nikola Tesla, and many more.