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The Resource The diamond and the boy : the creation of diamonds & the life of H. Tracy Hall, by Hannah Holt ; illustrations by Jay Fleck

The diamond and the boy : the creation of diamonds & the life of H. Tracy Hall, by Hannah Holt ; illustrations by Jay Fleck

Label
The diamond and the boy : the creation of diamonds & the life of H. Tracy Hall
Title
The diamond and the boy
Title remainder
the creation of diamonds & the life of H. Tracy Hall
Statement of responsibility
by Hannah Holt ; illustrations by Jay Fleck
Title variation
  • Creation of diamonds and the life of H. Tracy Hall
  • The diamond and the boy
Title variation remainder
the rock cycle of graphite & the life of H. Tracy Hall
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Before a diamond is a gem, it's a common gray rock called graphite. Through an intense trial of heat and pressure, it changes into one of the most valuable stones in the world. Before Tracy Hall was an inventor, he was a boy--born into poverty, bullied by peers, forced to work at an early age. However, through education and experimentation, he became one of the brightest innovators of the twentieth century, eventually building a revolutionary machine that makes diamonds"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holt, Hannah
Dewey number
  • 549/.27092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fleck, Jay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hall, H. Tracy
  • Chemists
  • Diamonds, Artificial
  • Diamond mines and mining
Target audience
primary
Label
The diamond and the boy : the creation of diamonds & the life of H. Tracy Hall, by Hannah Holt ; illustrations by Jay Fleck
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
2017057176
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062659033
Lccn
2017057176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
The diamond and the boy : the creation of diamonds & the life of H. Tracy Hall, by Hannah Holt ; illustrations by Jay Fleck
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
2017057176
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062659033
Lccn
2017057176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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