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  • Published: New York : H. Holt, c2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged)
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 930

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  • 9780805087031 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 0805087036 (hc : alk. paper)

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Neo Leo : the ageless ideas of Leonardo da Vinci

by Barretta, Gene.

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Call number: J 921 Leonardo da Vinci

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth, Traverwood Youth

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At once an artist, inventor, engineer, and scientist, da Vinci wrote and drew detailed descriptions of what would later become hang gliders, automobiles, robots, and much more. The author cleverly shows how Leonardo’s ideas—many inspired by his love of nature—foreshadowed modern inventions, offering a window into the future.

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I learned a lot about him

I did not know that he invented the idea of the helicopter. He is a very interesting man.

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