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Hedy Lamarr and a Secret Communication System
Hedy Lamarr and a Secret Communication System
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Hedy Lamarr and a Secret Communication System

by Trina Robbins
Illustrated by Cynthia Martin

Discover the brilliant life of Hedy Lamarr in this full-color graphic novel. This talented film actress became an influential scientist with her invention of a secret radio system in the early 1940s, a building block of today’s wireless communications. With comic book-style illustrations and short, engaging sentences, this biography will inspire, entertain, and inform young readers about an individual who made a significant contribution to society. This must-have graphic novel includes a bibliography, extended reading list, glossary, and further Internet sources.

 
ISBN978-0-7368-9641-2
6-Pack ISBN978-0-7368-9753-2
GRLT
Lexile LevelGN660L
ATOS Level4.2
GenreGraphic Nonfiction
SubjectScience, History, Performing Arts, Communications
Page Count32
Copyright2007
SeriesInventions and Discovery
Paperback
Price
$8.10
 


6-Pack
Paperback
Price
$48.60

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Trina Robbins

Trina Robbins

Trina Robbins grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, a second-grade schoolteacher, taught her to read at age four. She says, "It is the greatest gift anyone has ever given to me." Robbins turned her love of books into a lifelong career. For more than 30 years, she has been writing graphic novels and children's books. Her work includes comics such as Wonder Woman and Powerpuff Girls, as well as GoGirl!, her own graphic novel series for girls.

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