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The Frog Scientist

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 151 Ratings and 73 Reviews

Book Description

The critically acclaimed Scientist in the Field book about how one boy's interest in backyard science inspired a career in scientific discovery.

When Tyrone Hayes was growing up in South Carolina, he didn't worry about pesticides. He just liked to collect frogs. Tyrone's interest in science led him to Harvard University, and though he struggled at first, he found his calling in the research l... More

Book Information
PublisherRandom House Books For Young Readers
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages64
Publication Date09/13/2011
The Creators
About Pamela S. Turner (Author) : I'm an author of children's books, mostly nonfiction science and nature. My most recent book is THE DOLPHINS OF SHARK BAY. I'm also the author of the ALA Notable book THE FROG SCIENTIST, the story of... more
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About Andy Comins (Illustrator) : Andy Comins is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Andy Comins is The Frog Scientist (Scientists in the Field Series).
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1/26/2010 Joanna Julock said: Just read this book today---it's wonderful! It did a great job of explaining how Hayes and his team of grad students are conducting experiments on frogs--at a kid's level.
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1/10/2010 Ana Maria Rodriguez said: Congratulations on receiving the Subaru AAAS Award for "The Frog Scientist"! A wonderful book that shows the importance of science to every day life.
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11/20/2009 Keith Schoch said: A really terrific book! Great transitional level nonfiction text for upper elementary/middle school, with beautiful pictures. I'll be giving a copy away soon in an upcoming blog.
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