The Nobel Book of Answers
The Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Shimon Peres, a
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IF YOU COULD ASK A NOBEL PRIZE WINNER ANYTHING YOU WANTED... Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has honored the world's great geniuses in the most important fields: physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics, and world peace. What if children could ask these creative thinkers about some of life's most intriguing mysteries, such as Why can't I live on french fries? and What is love? The answers from the Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev, Shimon Peres, Desmond Tutu, and seventeen other Nobel Prize laureates are rich with surprise, humor, and of course, wisdom. Every single answer will make you think...and learn something new. WHAT IS LOVE? The Dalai Lama WHY CAN'T I LIVE ON FRENCH FRIES? Richard J. Roberts WHAT IS POLITICS? Shimon Peres WHY IS THE SKY BLUE? Mario J. Molina WHY DO I FORGET SOME THINGS AND NOT OTHERS? Erwin Neher WHY DO WE HAVE TO GO TO SCHOOL? Kenzaburo Oe WHY IS THERE WAR? Desmond Tutu WHY DO WE FEEL PAIN? G nter Blobel HOW DO I WIN THE NOBEL PRIZE? Mikhail Gorbachev WHY ARE SOME PEOPLE RICH AND OTHERS POOR? Daniel L. McFadden ...AND ELEVEN OTHER RESPONSES.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781442421936, 272pp.
Publication Date: October 15, 2010