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Author Romero, Libby, author.

Title Ibn al-Haytham : the man who discovered how we see / Libby Romero.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 ALH    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 ALH    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 ALH    AVAILABLE
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Description 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Series National Geographic kids readers. Level 3.
Summary Profiles the life and work of a devout Muslim who was the first to hypothesize that vision occurs when light beams travel through the lens of a human eye.
Note Includes index.
Contents Who was Ibn al-Haytham? -- Growing up in the golden age -- In his time -- Trouble in Egypt -- A dazzling discovery -- The dark room -- Light and vision -- 6 cool facts about Ibn al-Haytham -- Other new ideas -- A lasting legacy.
Subject Alhazen, 965-1039 -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- Iraq -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physiological optics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Optics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN 9781426325007 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781426325014 (library binding : alk. paper)
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