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By Kathy-Jo Wargin,Zachary Pullen

nearly each person has heard of the Nobel Prize, a suite of prizes offered for accomplishments in technology, medication, literature, and peace. yet few humans learn about the guy who tested the award and for whom it truly is named, Alfred Nobel. Alfred Nobel used to be born in Sweden in 1833. a brief and curious brain, mixed with a love of technology and chemistry, drove him to invent a number of technological units all through his lengthy lifestyles. yet he's possibly optimal for his invention of dynamite. proceeding it to assist adequately boost street and bridge building, Nobel observed his most famed invention utilized in the advance of army weaponry. After a newspaper headline mistakenly pronounces his demise, Nobel used to be encouraged to depart a legacy of one other kind. the fellow in the back of the Peace Prize tells the tale of the iconic legacy of Alfred Nobel.Kathy-jo Wargin is the bestselling writer of greater than 30 books for kids. between her many awards for her paintings are a global interpreting organization kid's selection Award for The Legend of the Loon and an IRA lecturers' selection Award for Win One for the Gipper. She lives within the nice Lakes quarter. Zachary Pullen's character-oriented photograph ebook illustrations have received awards and garnered starred experiences. He has been venerated a number of instances with popularity into the distinguished Society of Illustrators juried indicates and verbal exchange Arts representation Annual of the simplest in present representation. Zachary lives in Wyoming.

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