Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World by Anna Crowley Redding audiobook

Elon Musk: A Mission to Save the World: A Mission to Save the World

By Anna Crowley Redding

Macmillan Young Listeners 9781250313621
5.34 Hours 1
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A riveting YA biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the New York Times described as "arguably the most important and successful entrepreneur in the world." Elon Musk is the visionary behind SpaceX and CEO of the electric car company Tesla. He is working on unique and daring improvements to both public transit and solar energy. And then, there's his highly-publicized plans for colonizing Mars... But behind the mind-blowing headlines and legendary drive is the story of a bullied and beaten school boy, who through creativity and determination decided to rewrite his story and find his own way to make the world a better place. And to do so with a sense of fun and style. From hosting raves to pay for college to re-writing the rules on space travel, Elon Musk has always gone his own way. And now, award-winning investigative journalist, Anna Crowley Redding takes listeners on a well-researched trip through Elon's life and accomplishments.

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A riveting YA biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the New York Times described as "arguably the most important and successful entrepreneur in the world." Elon Musk is the visionary behind SpaceX and CEO of the electric car company Tesla. He is working on unique and daring improvements to both public transit and solar energy. And then, there's his highly-publicized plans for colonizing Mars... But behind the mind-blowing headlines and legendary drive is the story of a bullied and beaten school boy, who through creativity and determination decided to rewrite his story and find his own way to make the world a better place. And to do so with a sense of fun and style. From hosting raves to pay for college to re-writing the rules on space travel, Elon Musk has always gone his own way. And now, award-winning investigative journalist, Anna Crowley Redding takes listeners on a well-researched trip through Elon's life and accomplishments.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Redding does an admirable job of chronicling Larry and Sergey’s amazing successes and will inspire young people to follow in their ingenious footsteps.” Booklist (starred review) on Google It

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Author Bio: Anna Crowley Redding

Author Bio: Anna Crowley Redding

Anna Crowley Redding is the author of three books and the recipient of multiple Edward R. Murrow and Associated Press awards for her investigative reporting. Her works have been translated into multiple languages, garnered national news coverage, and been recognized by the National Science Teaching Association for excellence.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 5.34
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English