Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Title: Genius: A Photobiography of Albert Einstein
Author: Marfe Ferguson Delano
Compelling text and archival duotone photographs recount Albert Einstein’s life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial years during World War II, touching on his theory of relativity and the importance it played in scientific development.
Lexile Level: 1030
Guided Reading Level: Y
On the 100th anniversary of the publishing of the special theory of relativity, this National Geographic photobiography chronicles the life of one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. Through compelling text and stirring archival photographs, the author recounts Einstein’s life from his privileged childhood in Austria through the crucial years during World War II, and his death 50 years ago in Princeton, New Jersey. Young readers learn about Einstein’s remarkable theories that still influence technologies of today and discover the causes he passionately supported such as disarmament and civil liberties.