Elon Musk

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624692567

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Description

From electric cars to manned rockets launched into space, Elon Musk has become America's inventor of things we could only imagine before. Read how he did it all, and what he plans to do next!

Reading Level
Lexile
921L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
U
ATOS
6.0
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Astronomy & Space Biographies Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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