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Einstein's astonishing theory of relativity transformed every aspect of physics-from the study of atoms to the study of stars. Relativity is described here in simple, accurate language that young readers can comprehend. From the back cover Written to challenge the imaginations of young readers, ages 12-13, Barron's exciting Solutions Series presents dramatic stories of brilliant scientists and their discoveries that have changed our civilization. The excitement of scientific challenge and the thrill of the solutions found by men and women of science make stories that will inspire and entertain youthful readers. Teachers will also value these volumes for their supplementary aids, including glossaries and topic lists for essays.
Chronicles the life of Bill Clinton from his childhood in Arkansas to his governorship of that state and his first term as president of the United States, including highlights from the 1996 presidential campaign.
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Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.