George's Secret Key to the Universe

George's Secret Key to the Universe

Book - 2007
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Follows the adventures of a young boy and his neighbor friend as they travel through a computer portal into outer space, where they explore such mysteries as black holes and the origins of the universe, while trying to evade an evil scientist.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2007
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781416954620
1416954627
Branch Call Number: J HAW
Characteristics: 297 p., [32] p. of plates :,ill. (some col.) ;,23 cm

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thebritlass
Sep 12, 2015

A stellar choice for budding scientists, this first adventure in a series written by Lucy and Stephen Hawking intermingles scientific fact in an engaging story line.

faizamalik Dec 18, 2012

My almosy 7 yr old is throughly enjoying reading this book. Its an adventure but full of space facts. The action moves at just the right speed to keep a young reader engaged. My son does not have a natural love of reading, but enjoys this content so much that he reads anyway. :)

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dronfire
Nov 11, 2012

amazing!! a must read!!

angiem99 Jan 18, 2012

This was an awesome book! I found it amusing to read! It's great! Just keep going in the book and it becomes quite exciting. It was worth my time.

lmnopro Jan 05, 2011

George is being raised by parents who believe all technology is just, plain wrong. No TV at their house, no telephone, and very odd food in George's lunchbox. And then new neighbors move in next door--a scientist studying computers and astronomy and his daughter, Annie, have a super computer which works as a key to exploring different parts of the universe. George and Annie have adventures all over our solar system while they fight a mad scientist who wants to destroy the earth. Good story with cute drawings and absolutely phenomenal pictures of the moons of Saturn and Jupiter, etc. Science fiction with a good amount of science mixed in. 3rd or 4th grade and up.

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coolx777
Aug 12, 2010

The book is really good..
And the way hawking combined fact and fiction ..........FANTASTIC

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bjaysvict
Apr 05, 2017

bjaysvict thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 13

green_falcon_60 Nov 25, 2013

green_falcon_60 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 99

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