Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Stephen Hawking – Trailblazers Series by Alex Woolf

Stephen Hawking from the Trailblazers biography series is an incredibly detailed look at this great scientist’s life. It is respectful of children’s abilities and desires to understand more complex details as it delves into Hawking’s theories, discoveries and amazing legacy. This book is perfect for anyone who loves science and admires Hawking’s work. There is so much to digest and every page is engaging with fascinating detail and fun facts about his life.

Stephen Hawking was a trailblazer in more ways than one. He became a leading figure in physics and cosmology and is one of the most famous scientists in the world. He also defied medical science through the way he dealt with a serious medical condition. He did not let any limitation stop him from pursuing his dreams. This biography addresses all of these areas: early physics, history, writing, influences, scientific theories, medical condition and his role as a cultural icon. There is even mention of his appearance as a Simpsons character.

The timeline, glossary and summary of Stephen Hawking’s achievements at the end of the book tie everything together and make this brilliant subject matter even more accessible.

Thank you to Little Tiger Press for this fascinating book!

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