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Danielle : chronicles of a superheroine / a novel by Ray Kurzweil ; illustrated by Amy Kurzweil.

Kurzweil, Ray, (author.). Kurzweil, Amy, (illustrator.). Kurzweil, Ray. Container of (work) How you can be a Danielle. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

This book tells the story of a precocious young girl who uses her intelligence and accelerating technology to solve humanity's grandest challenges. Now if only we can find more courageous visionaries like Danielle. Written as an alternative history, Danielle's journey as a driven young girl brings her face to face with many important figures from recent history and our modern world. Told through the eyes of Danielle's equally remarkable sister Claire, a girl adopted from Haiti after surviving the earthquake, this story shows all readers a hopeful vision of humanity's future - and how to achieve it. The novel features 24 graphic novel style illustrations, one for each year of Danielle's life. Accompanying the novel are two nonfiction companion books by the author which is a literary first. How You Can Be a Danielle is a call to action, providing pragmatic, thought-provoking and clear guidance on how readers can be inspired to emulate Danielle and help bring about a better world. A Chronicle of Ideas: A Guide for Superheroines (and Superheroes) provides Kurzweil's and Danielle's unique spin on 282 concepts presented in the novel.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA FIC KURZWEIL (Text) 33892100618215 Young Adult Fiction Book None 06/25/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781614756392
  • ISBN: 1614756392
  • Physical Description: 465 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: WordFire Press Hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colorado : WordFire Press, LLC, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"To be read side by side with two companion books by Ray Kurzweil, A chronicle of ideas: a guide for superheroine (and superheroes) and How you can be a Danielle"--Title page.
"Includes the companion book How you can be a Danielle"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Danielle: chronicles of a superheroine -- How you can be a Danielle.
Summary, etc.:
This book tells the story of a precocious young girl who uses her intelligence and accelerating technology to solve humanity's grandest challenges. Now if only we can find more courageous visionaries like Danielle. Written as an alternative history, Danielle's journey as a driven young girl brings her face to face with many important figures from recent history and our modern world. Told through the eyes of Danielle's equally remarkable sister Claire, a girl adopted from Haiti after surviving the earthquake, this story shows all readers a hopeful vision of humanity's future - and how to achieve it. The novel features 24 graphic novel style illustrations, one for each year of Danielle's life. Accompanying the novel are two nonfiction companion books by the author which is a literary first. How You Can Be a Danielle is a call to action, providing pragmatic, thought-provoking and clear guidance on how readers can be inspired to emulate Danielle and help bring about a better world. A Chronicle of Ideas: A Guide for Superheroines (and Superheroes) provides Kurzweil's and Danielle's unique spin on 282 concepts presented in the novel.
Target Audience Note:
12-18 years old.
Subject: Teenage girls > Fiction.
Gifted teenagers > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Technological innovations > Fiction.
Humanities > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Young adult literature.
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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