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Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

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Dive into the remarkable life of Charles Henry Turner in "Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner," a captivating nonfiction picture book that sheds light on the first Black entomologist. Authored by Janice Harrington and beautifully illustrated by Theodore Taylor III, this book published on November 5, 2019, brings to life the incessant curiosity and resilience of Turner, whose pioneering research in entomology broke through racial barriers in the pursuit of science. Despite facing significant prejudice, Turner's unwavering dedication to science and education led him to answer complex questions about the natural behaviors of insects, enriching our understanding of the natural world. Ideal for elementary-school readers, this book not only explores the scientific achievements of an inspiring figure but also underscores the importance of education equity. It includes an extensive back matter that provides deeper insights and encourages young minds to pursue knowledge fearlessly, irrespective of the challenges they might face.
Published by Calkins Creek on November 5, 2019
48 pages
ISBN: 9781629795584
Best for readers in Elementary School
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