Monday, December 3, 2012

Nonfiction Monday

Nonfiction Monday is hosted today at AnastasiaSuen's Booktalking.

For Nonfiction Monday - - "The guy who invented home video games : RalphBaer and his awesome invention" by Edwin Brit Wyckoff.

Today's post is for all the students and teachers who are looking fresh topics for those classic biography reports.  How about inventor Ralph Baer -- the man who created the first home video console.  In recognition of his pioneering work in the creation and development of video games, Baer was given a National Medal of Technology by Former President George W. Bush in 2006.

Wyckoff includes archival photographs and concludes the biography with some background information, timeline and suggestions for additional reading.

1 comment:

shelf-employed said...

Kids love to read about things in which they're interested. Good choice. Another good read for "gamer" kids, is the bio of Shigeru Miyamoto, the designer of Nintendo Games.

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