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Wind Power (Eureka! The Biography of an Idea)

Wind Power (Eureka! The Biography of an Idea)

Current price: $5.99
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Kane Press
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Blow, wind, blow! The newest addition to the nonfiction Eureka! series is a “biography” of wind power, which is green energy that can help the planet.

People have harnessed the power of the wind for thousands of years, to travel by sailboat, to cool homes, to grind grain into flour, and even to make music. But when someone hooked a wind mill to a generator, wind went electric, unlocking the secret to a clean, renewable energy source! Wind Power is an entertaining and informative look at the development of an idea with huge benefits for a greener future. This STEAM nonfiction title is part of the Eureka! series, with each book focusing on one groundbreaking, world-changing discovery that millions of people use every single day.

About the Author

A former editor, Laura Driscoll is the author of many books for kids, both fiction and nonfiction, such as The Bravest Cat, Frogs, and I Want to Be a Doctor, as well as one of the previous Eureka! titles, Camera, a Junior Library Guild Selection. Laura lives in Connecticut.

Marco Guadalupi is both a writer and an illustrator. He has done work for Usborne, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic UK, and HarperCollins and was an illustrator and colorist for the Geronimo Stilton series. This is his first book for Kane Press.

Praise for Wind Power (Eureka! The Biography of an Idea)

"Aimed at kids in early elementary grades, these brief titles trace the development of an object or concept through history, from very early examples to modern-day iterations...[B]oth books employ straightforward, accessible language and detailed illustrations that feature diverse casts of individuals enjoying the cited examples in addition to supporting technical descriptions…both titles do an effective job of introducing their subjects and encouraging kids’ curiosity.” —Booklist on Guitar and Wind Power