Technology Pioneers Set 1
This unique series examines the fascinating lives of those whose extraordinary efforts have shaped and created today's world of technology businesses. Readers will learn about the vision, talent, and drive of these incredible entrepreneurs. Each book highlights the family and educational background, early career and contributions to developing new technologies, as well as the company history and lasting legacy of each pioneer. Beautiful design, captivating photos, and informative sidebars complement easy-to-read, engaging text. Readers are left with a deeper, more meaningful understanding of technology companies and their impact on society and culture. Technology Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF061000, JNF012030, JNF051120|
|Subject||Biographies, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Technology Pioneers Set 1 – Horn Book Guide
Each book begins with an overview of the title company’s main product, then backtracks to provide a well-narrated history of its conception and development. Key figures are profiled in a way that makes clear their creativity, entrepreneurship, and inextricable links to their respective organizations. Useful photographs are included.
Google: Company and Its Founders (Technology Pioneers) – Booklist
You know you’ve arrived once you’ve become a verb. Googling Google produces billions of results to read through, but this more analog, print resource provides a compact, direct, well-researched, and relevant explanation of how Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and their brand have changed the world. Part of the Technology Pioneers series, this title presents just the right amount of background on the two men, including details of their friendship and partnership, before it moves into more thorough explorations of how the founders’ creation has grown far beyond providing basic Web searches, with meteoric successes and challenges. Dynamically designed with clear and colorful photographs, sidebars, and wide margins, this is at once a dual biography, Internet history, and business primer.
Technology Pioneers Set 1 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Written in a clear, linear fashion, this series offers vivid, well-researched details about the development of technological advancements considered essential in today’s society. The books provide a profile of the person or persons behind each innovation, including their background and education, and discuss how the concepts behind the technology were shaped and implemented. “Essential Facts” sections neatly sum up the important pieces of information to take away from the books. Readers who are interested in technology and inventions will be thoroughly engrossed by these behind-the-scenes looks at technologies they use every day.