By Kathy-jo Wargin, Zachary Pullen
Almost everybody has heard of the Nobel Prize, a suite of prizes provided for accomplishments in technological know-how, medication, literature, and peace. yet few humans learn about the guy who demonstrated the award and for whom it truly is named, Alfred Nobel. Alfred Nobel was once born in Sweden in 1833. a short and curious brain, mixed with a love of technological know-how and chemistry, drove him to invent a variety of technological units all through his lengthy lifestyles. yet he's possibly most popular for his invention of dynamite. proceeding it to assist competently enhance street and bridge building, Nobel observed his most renowned invention utilized in the advance of army weaponry. After a newspaper headline mistakenly broadcasts his dying, Nobel was once encouraged to depart a legacy of one other style. the fellow at the back of the Peace Prize tells the tale of the long-lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel.Kathy-jo Wargin is the bestselling writer of greater than 30 books for kids. between her many awards for her paintings are a global Reading...
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After reading a newspaper headline mistakenly announcing his death, Nobel was inspired to leave a legacy of another sort. The Man Behind the Peace Prize tells the story of the enduring legacy of Alfred Nobel. ALFRED NOBEL THE MAN BEHIND THE PEACE PRIZE KATHY-JO WARGIN and Illustrated by ZACHARY PULLEN To all children who carry the vision, the dream, and the willpower to make our world smarter, healthier, safer, and a more peaceful place to live for all people. We need you. —Kathy-jo For all the teachers who nurture curiosity.
Most of all, he hoped his inventions would prevent war. He thought that if people were afraid of the harm that explosions could cause, perhaps they would settle things peacefully first. But Alfred was wrong. In many countries, people began to use dynamite to solve problems by hurting others. This made Alfred very sad. ” It reported that Alfred Nobel, the dynamite king, had died of a heart attack. People everywhere were shocked by the news, but nobody was more shocked than Alfred Nobel. His brother Ludvig had recently died.
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