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Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Hardcover - 2017

by Ashlee Vance


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"Highly recommended for high school and ambitious middle school readers." --School Library Journal

"A valuable addition to STEM-themed collections." --VOYA

An in-depth look into the extraordinary life of the world's most important entrepreneur, Elon Musk. This middle grade book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

This fascinating and easily accessible paperback young readers' adaptation of Ashlee Vance's New York Times bestselling Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future features black-and-white photographs throughout and an epilogue.

The version for adults has been praised as "riveting" (The Financial Times), "spirited" (The Wall Street Journal), and "masterful" (Vice). Now younger readers can read about this innovative leader who is revolutionizing three industries at once: space, automotive, and energy.

There are few people in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and vision. A modern combination of famous inventors and industrialists like Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Steve Jobs, Elon is the man behind companies such as SpaceX, Tesla Motors, SolarCity, and PayPal that are transforming the way we live.

Written with exclusive access to Elon, his family, and his friends, this book traces Elon's journey from a kid in South Africa to a young man in the United States, his dramatic technical inventions, and his world-changing companies. Elon has sparked new levels of innovation in the world, and this book gives young readers a detailed but fast-paced look at his story.

A Junior Library Guild Selection!

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  • Title Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
  • Author Ashlee Vance
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Pages 288
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher HarperCollins
  • Date 2017-01
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780062463289 / 0062463284
  • Weight 0.8 lbs (0.36 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.3 x 5.7 x 1.2 in (21.08 x 14.48 x 3.05 cm)
  • Ages 08 to UP years
  • Grade levels 3 - UP
  • Reading level 1150
  • Themes
    • Chronological Period: 21st Century
    • Chronological Period: 1950-1999
  • Library of Congress subjects Businesspeople, Businesspeople - United States
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2016949898
  • Dewey Decimal Code B

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Citations

  • Booklist, 12/01/2016, Page 44
  • Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks, 01/01/2017, Page 0
  • Hornbook Guide to Children, 07/01/2017, Page 234
  • Kirkus Reviews, 11/01/2016, Page 0
  • School Library Journal, 01/01/2017, Page 120
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