The atom by Stewart Ross is an introduction to a discovery that has dramatically changed how we live... The atom.
The atom is part of the series named Great Discoveries which introduces some of the human race's most amazing scientists and how they changed both our world and our perceptions.
Each title is told in easy-to-read language of no more than two paragraphs per page. There are lots of pictures and fact boxes to explain the most important information. The titles also include a glossary of difficult words or terms plus an additional section on “quirky/memorable facts” on each discovery.