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The Resource The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of rivalry, adventure, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements, Sam Kean ; adapted for young readers by Adrian Dingle and Kelsey Kennedy

The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of rivalry, adventure, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements, Sam Kean ; adapted for young readers by Adrian Dingle and Kelsey Kennedy

Label
The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of rivalry, adventure, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements
Title
The disappearing spoon
Title remainder
and other true tales of rivalry, adventure, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements
Statement of responsibility
Sam Kean ; adapted for young readers by Adrian Dingle and Kelsey Kennedy
Creator
Contributor
Adapter
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kean explores the elements of the periodic table. He shares their parts in human history, finance, mythology, war, evil, love, the arts, and the lives of the colorful scientists who discovered them
Writing style
Award
Best STEM Books, 2019
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10638973
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
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Kean, Sam
Dewey number
546
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • Ages 10+
  • 1210L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QD466
LC item number
.K37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1967-
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  • Dingle, Adrian
  • Kennedy, Kelsey
  • Kean, Sam
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True
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  • Chemical elements
  • Periodic table of the elements
  • Science
  • Chemical elements
  • Periodic table of the elements
  • Science
  • Chemical elements
  • Periodic table of the elements
  • Science
  • Chemical elements
  • Periodic table of the elements
  • Science
Target audience
juvenile
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and other true tales of rivalry, adventure, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements
Label
The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of rivalry, adventure, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements, Sam Kean ; adapted for young readers by Adrian Dingle and Kelsey Kennedy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A young readers adaptation of the bestselling book The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary human history of the periodic table."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Completing the table... with a bang
  • Competitive elements: extending the table, expanding the Cold War
  • Mistakes and rivalries.
  • Bad chemistry
  • Poisoner's corridor: "Ouch-ouch"
  • Take two elements, call me in the morning
  • How elements deceive
  • The elements of human character.
  • Political elements
  • Elements as money
  • Introduction: The disappearing spoon
  • Artistic elements
  • An element of madness
  • Element science today and tomorrow.
  • Chemistry way, way below zero
  • The science of bubbles
  • Tools of ridiculous precision
  • Above (and beyond) the periodic table
  • Making the table: column by column, row by row.
  • Geography of the elements
  • The fathers of the periodic table
  • All in the family: the genealogy of elements
  • Making atoms, breaking atoms.
  • Where atoms come from: "We are all star stuff"
  • Elements in times of war
Control code
1948437
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First young readers edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780316388283
Lccn
2017043585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316388283
  • (OCoLC)1008762929
Label
The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of rivalry, adventure, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements, Sam Kean ; adapted for young readers by Adrian Dingle and Kelsey Kennedy
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A young readers adaptation of the bestselling book The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary human history of the periodic table."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Completing the table... with a bang
  • Competitive elements: extending the table, expanding the Cold War
  • Mistakes and rivalries.
  • Bad chemistry
  • Poisoner's corridor: "Ouch-ouch"
  • Take two elements, call me in the morning
  • How elements deceive
  • The elements of human character.
  • Political elements
  • Elements as money
  • Introduction: The disappearing spoon
  • Artistic elements
  • An element of madness
  • Element science today and tomorrow.
  • Chemistry way, way below zero
  • The science of bubbles
  • Tools of ridiculous precision
  • Above (and beyond) the periodic table
  • Making the table: column by column, row by row.
  • Geography of the elements
  • The fathers of the periodic table
  • All in the family: the genealogy of elements
  • Making atoms, breaking atoms.
  • Where atoms come from: "We are all star stuff"
  • Elements in times of war
Control code
1948437
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First young readers edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780316388283
Lccn
2017043585
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316388283
  • (OCoLC)1008762929

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