Myths Busted! 3: Just When You Thought You Knew What You Knew by Krieger, Emily

Myths Busted! 3: Just When You Thought You Knew What You Knew

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This is the book that will put to rest even more rumors, misconceptions, superstitions, and flat out lies that you hear every day--also known as the book your mom never wanted you to see. Think boys are better at math? Don't bet on it. Think an apple-a-day keeps the doctor away? Better buy some oranges too. Think you evolved from a chimp? You might want to check your sources on that. Be in the know on all kinds of amazing subjects!

Author: Emily Krieger
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Published: 05/12/2015
Pages: 208
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 6.40h x 6.40w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781426318832
Audience: Ages 9-12

About the Author
EMILY KRIEGER is a Seattle-based writer, editor and fact-checker specializing in science and children's nonfiction. She has fact-checked the capital of Kyrgyzstan and other countries for the National Geographic Bee; amassed amazing tidbits about bugs, birds and brains for 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!); interviewed scientists about Bigfoot and George Washington's dentures for the book Myths Busted!--in May, 2014 named the Children's Choice Book Awards best book in the 5th/6th grade category--and pondered alien and ancient life while editing Science News for Kids. Her more adult endeavors include fact-checking National Geographic magazine and the forthcoming book Spillover and editing Science News.