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    Introducing a Seven Year Old to Albert Einstein

    We started them with the book What’s the Matter with Albert Einstein? by  Frieda Wishinsky and then without mentioning the connection I brought out The Time and Space of Uncle Albert by Russel Stannard and waited to see how long it would take for the children to figure out that the scientist uncle Albert of the second story was the same as the character in the first. Russel Stannard’s book is a chapter book, probably meant for older children or young teenagers. My four year old quickly lost interest. My seven year old gobbled it up. The story itself is of Albert helping his niece, named Gedanken (German for thought or…