Archimedes and the Door of Science (Living History Library)

Bethlehem Books
Jeanne Bendick

This well written and intriguing biography of Archimedes interweaves principles of math and science with history of the ancient Greeks. Describing one of the greatest mathematicians of all time, the story captures a child's interest in buoyancy, geometry, and simple machines. Young readers will want to investigate more for themselves, and they will long remember Archimedes' "Eureka!"

Topic: history
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally

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