THE ON-LINE SPACEMAN and Other Cases: EINSTEIN ANDERSON, SCIENCE DETECTIVE

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9781440156694: THE ON-LINE SPACEMAN and Other Cases: EINSTEIN ANDERSON, SCIENCE DETECTIVE

Seymour Simon used to make terrible jokes and puns in his science classes. Now he lets his character Einstein Anderson tell the same awful jokes. In this book, Einstein unravels ten mysteries including all kinds of puzzlers from a hypnotized frog to a creature that comes from beneath the ice. All the clues you need to solve the mysteries are in the stories and each solution is based on science. So pick up your magnifying glass, get ready for some fun-filled adventures-and may the best science detective win.

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Seymour Simon is the award-winning author of 250 science books for children. The New York Times called Seymour, "the Dean of Science Books for Children." Kirkus Reviews said that "Simon may have done more than any other living author to help us understand and appreciate the beauty of our planet and our universe." His website is www.seymourscience.com

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Gr. 3^-6. Twelve-year-old science sleuth Einstein Anderson (last seen in Einstein Anderson Sees through the Invisible Man, 1983) returns to solve 10 more short mysteries. Using the deductive reasoning of Sherlock Holmes and an advanced knowledge of science and technology, Einstein is able to unravel brainteasers that boggle everyone else. Clues are presented in short chapters, and readers are given a chance to solve the puzzle before turning the page for Einstein's solution. S. D. Schindler's black-line drawings provide an inviting format for younger readers. The loosely linked chapters span an entire school year, and the fact that several characters are involved in more than one case should please readers looking for a cohesive story. Give this to graduates of Sobol's Encyclopedia Brown series as well as science and mystery fans. Kay Weisman

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