Reviewer Susan Faust puts some science biographies under the microscope, and they hold up well. Over at the San Francisco Chronicle, she studies the following books, which are geared toward fourth and fifth graders.
- Isaac Newton, by Kathleen Krull; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
- Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium, by Carla Killough McClafferty
- A Dangerous Engine: Benjamin Franklin From Scientist to Diplomat, by Joan Dash
In the same issue of the Chronicle, Susan Faust also considers these topics: