Jack and the Geniuses

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New York Times best-selling authors Bill Nye the Science Guy and Gregory Mone take middle-grade listeners on a scientific adventure in the launch of an exciting new chapter book series, Jack and the Geniuses. The perfect combination to engage and entertain listeners, the series features real-world science along with action and a mystery that will leave kids guessing until the end, making these books ideal for STEM education.

In the series opener, Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World, listeners meet Jack and his foster siblings, Ava and Matt, who are orphans. But they're not your typical kind of orphans - they're geniuses. Well, Ava and Matt are, which sometimes makes life difficult for 12-year-old Jack. Ava speaks multiple languages and builds robots for fun, and Matt is into astronomy and a whiz at math. As for Jack, it's hard to stand out when he's surrounded by geniuses all the time.

When the kids try to spy on Dr. Hank Witherspoon, one of the world's leading scientists, they end up working for him in his incredible laboratory. Soon Hank and the kids travel to Antarctica for a prestigious science competition, but they find that all is not as it seems: A fellow scientist has gone missing, and so has any trace of her research. Could someone be trying to use her findings to win the contest? It's up to Jack, Ava, and Matt to find the missing scientist and discover who's behind it all - before it's too late.

Integrating real science facts with humor and suspense, and featuring an ensemble cast of loveable boy and girl characters, this uniquely engaging series is an irresistible chemical reaction for middle-grade listeners. With easy-to-understand language presented in a fun, motivating, and accessible way, this series opener is a great book for both inquisitive kids and reluctant readers. The book also includes information about the science discussed and used to solve the mystery as well as a cool science project about density that kids can do at home or in the classroom. Bill Nye's brand-new talk show series for Netflix, Bill Nye Saves the World is set to launch in spring 2017.

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  • 1. Titel

    • Jack and the Geniuses

    • At the Bottom of the World
    • Autor: Bill Nye
    • Sprecher: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 48 Min.
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    In this series opener, listeners meet Jack and his foster siblings, Ava and Matt, who are orphans. But they're not your typical kind of orphans - they're geniuses. Well, Ava and Matt are, which sometimes makes life difficult for 12-year-old Jack. Ava speaks multiple languages and builds robots for fun, and Matt is into astronomy and a whiz at math. As for Jack, it's hard to stand out when he's surrounded by geniuses all the time.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

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    • In the Deep Blue Sea

    • Jack and the Geniuses, Book 2
    • Autor: Bill Nye
    • Sprecher: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 8 Min.
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    Jack, his genius siblings Ava and Matt, and inventor Dr. Hank Witherspoon travel to the Hawaiian island home of Ashley Hawking, a technology billionaire. Hawking and engineer Rosa Morris have built a revolutionary electricity plant that harvests energy from the deep ocean, but someone has been sabotaging the project. In their search for the culprit, Jack and crew navigate an unusual world of characters and suspects, including Hawking and her obnoxiously intelligent son.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

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    • Jack and the Geniuses: Lost in the Jungle

    • Autor: Bill Nye, Gregory Mone
    • Sprecher: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 28 Min.
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    Famed inventor Henry "Hank" Witherspoon has gone missing, and it's up to Jack and his brilliant siblings, Ava and Matt, to find him. At Hank's ransacked lab, the siblings discover clues to the project he's been working on - a new way to generate and store electricity, inspired by the electric eels of the Amazon. 

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €