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The Jamie Drake Equation de Christopher Edge
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The Jamie Drake Equation (edició 2017)

de Christopher Edge (Autor)

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From the author of The Many Worlds of Albie Bright comes another cutting-edge cosmic space adventure for anyone who's ever looked up at the stars and wondered about the universe. An exploration of the constellations, an appreciation of the courage of astronauts, and a loving father-son story. Perfect for fans of Scott Kelly's Astrotwins series. How amazing would it be to have a dad who's an astronaut? To see him go on rocket launches, live in zero gravity, and fly through space like a superhero? Jamie Drake knows. His dad is orbiting Earth in the International Space Station. Jamie thinks it's cool, and he's proud of his dad, but he also really misses him. Hanging out at the local observatory one day, Jamie is surprised when he picks up a strange signal on his phone. Could it be aliens? Are they closer to our planet than anyone realizes? With his dad in space, Jamie feels he has no choice but to investigate on his own. But when something goes wrong with his dad's mission, Jamie is reminded that space is a dangerous place. He decides it's time to prove that he's a hero too.… (més)
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Títol:The Jamie Drake Equation
Autors:Christopher Edge (Autor)
Informació:Nosy Crow Ltd (2017), Edition: 01, 190 pages
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Jamie is a 6th grader whose dad is an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, preparing for a groundbreaking spacewalk to send Light Swarm Probes toward Tau Ceti - a star twelve light years away - to try to make contact with extraterrestrial life. As the book explains, the mathematical probability of there being life out there is high. There's a lot of math in the book, actually (equation is in the title), which Jamie comes to understand and appreciate better once he starts receiving messages through his cell phone from an alien. Jamie is bewildered at first, but comes to rely on the alien to help him through his loneliness, as well as the worry and resentment that comes from his dad having such a high-profile, all-consuming job.

I wasn't sure how I felt about this book, but ultimately found it touching and fascinating. A good book to recommend to kids interested in physics, math, space, and larger dreams like teleportation and communication with other life forms out there. The book also includes supplemental material discussing the science behind many of the ideas and historical events in the book. I'm excited to push this in the fall, and think it could find a good audience among my students.
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From the author of The Many Worlds of Albie Bright comes another cutting-edge cosmic space adventure for anyone who's ever looked up at the stars and wondered about the universe. An exploration of the constellations, an appreciation of the courage of astronauts, and a loving father-son story. Perfect for fans of Scott Kelly's Astrotwins series. How amazing would it be to have a dad who's an astronaut? To see him go on rocket launches, live in zero gravity, and fly through space like a superhero? Jamie Drake knows. His dad is orbiting Earth in the International Space Station. Jamie thinks it's cool, and he's proud of his dad, but he also really misses him. Hanging out at the local observatory one day, Jamie is surprised when he picks up a strange signal on his phone. Could it be aliens? Are they closer to our planet than anyone realizes? With his dad in space, Jamie feels he has no choice but to investigate on his own. But when something goes wrong with his dad's mission, Jamie is reminded that space is a dangerous place. He decides it's time to prove that he's a hero too.

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