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Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize
Ages 6-10
Illustrated by: Zachary Pullen
ISBN: 9781585362813
Price: $17.95
Published by: Sleeping Bear Press

Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize

by Kathy-jo Wargin
Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize is a true story of the enduring legacy of this famous inventor. Alfred Nobel was best known for his invention of dynamite which he intended to help safely advance road and bridge construction. When his invention was used for military weaponry instead, Nobel was greatly saddened. Inspired to leave a consequential legacy, Nobel used his fortune to establish a prestigious collection of prizes awarded for accomplishment in science, medicine, literature and peace.
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