Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

Book - 2005
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For thirty years, the whole last half of his life, Leonardo da Vinci was obsessed with unlocking the secrets of nature. His notebooks are the mind-boggling evidence of a fifteenth-century scientist standing at the edge of the modern world, basing his ideas on observation and experimentation. Scrupulously researched, juicily anecdotal, this book will change children's ideas of who Leonardo was and what it means to be a scientist.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2005.
ISBN: 9780670059201
067005920X
Characteristics: 124 p. :,ill. --
Additional Contributors: Kulikov, Boris 1966-

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bluebirdmama
Feb 04, 2014

Chapter 4 or 5 had fairly detailed explanation of Leonardo's arrest as a young apprentice that included discussion of prostitution and sexual orientation which didn't seem appropriate for pre-teens.

Zkeyo Jul 23, 2012

this book is great if you ever need to do a report on him

just by reading the first 3 chapters i did a 5 paragraph essay on him

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Feb 04, 2014

bluebirdmama thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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