The Resource If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams

If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams

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If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
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If...
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a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
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written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
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eng
Summary
Author has found clever devices to scale down everything from time lines (the history of Earth compressed into one year), to quantities (all the wealth in the world divided into one hundred coins), to size differences (the planets shown as different types of balls)
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Title
If...
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Summary
The author scales down a number of concepts from such topics as space, time, inventions, resources, humanity and more. For example, if the sun were the size of a grapefruit, earth would be the size of a grain of salt.
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Award
  • Red Cedar Book Awards (British Columbia), Non-fiction category, 2016.
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2015.
  • OLA Best Bets, 2014.
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10352281
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
j500
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
Q163
LC item number
.S567 2014
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1170
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
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a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
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David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
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If... : a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers, written by David J. Smith ; illustrated by Steve Adams
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 40)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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text
Content type code
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
40 pages
Isbn
9781894786348
Isbn Type
(bound)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
cat13
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • ocn864394778
  • (OCoLC)864394778
  • 1231707

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