Eddie the Electron

Eddie the Electron
Eddie the Electron

Eddie the Electron

By Melissa Rooney

Eddie the Electron

JUVENILE NONFICTION

32 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $12.99 (US $12.99) (CA $16.99)

ISBN 9780692467435

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Aug 2015)
Amberjack Publishing

Price: $12.99
 
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Overview

Eddie the Electron wants to educate kids everywhere about what it's like to be an electron! He's cute, super enthusiastic, ambitious, smaller than the tip of a pencil and he doesn't want to be confused with a proton or an atom. Feeling stuck with his unexciting fellow electron Erwin, Eddie finds himself with way too much spare time on his hands and longing for adventure outside of the helium balloon where he lives. Just what lengths will he go to be free? There's only one way to find out! Come along with us and learn about life in Eddie's world.  To spend more time with Eddie, check out his Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EddieTheElectron/. 

Author Biography

Melissa Rooney grew up in Martinsville, VA. After receiving undergraduate degrees in English and Chemistry from the College of William and Mary, she attended graduate school at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she studied electrochemistry and was awarded her Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1998. Melissa conducted research in the laboratory of Alan M. Bond at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, from 1999-2002 and was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Australian Research Council. In 2002, she returned to North Carolina to raise her family with her husband, Mike Rooney. Since moving to Durham, Melissa has been a regular columnist with the Durham News and has written for Highlight's Children's Magazine among other serial publications. She is currently a senior scientific editor with American Journal Experts and a teaching artist in the Durham Arts Council's Creative Arts in Public and Private Schools (CAPS) program, in which she provides engaging, science-based workshops for public schools.

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Trade Paper

Published Jun 2017

In this sequel to Eddie the Electron, Eddie is free from the balloon which held his Helium atom, and he's off on a new adventure, as his lighter-than-air atom rises above the houses and trees… All the way to the upper reaches of Earth's atmosphere, where sky and space meet.Along the way, Eddie will teach young readers atomic concepts as he reminisces about the creation of his Helium atom, and how it and other Helium atoms are harvested and used. Eddie will also teach readers about the Earth's dwindling reserve of Helium, and how vitally important it is to conserve the precious gas. To spend more time with Eddie, check out his Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EddieTheElectron/