|aDid Fleming rescue Churchill? :|ba research puzzle /|cJames Cross Giblin ; illustrated by Erik Brooks.
|aNew York :|bHenry Holt,|cc2008.
|a64 p. :|bill. ;|c21 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 62-64).
|aTen-year-old Jason uses everything he knows about research, including how to separate fact from fiction when using the Internet, to make the deadline for his history paper on scientist Alexander Fleming--the discoverer of penicillin. Includes research tips.
Jason is stuck with the most boring subject for a research paper— Alexander Fleming, the scientist who invented penicillin. Then he comes across the story about how Fleming rescued Winston Churchill from drowning. But the story circulating on the Internet might not be true. Jason must learn everything he can about Fleming and Churchill in order to solve this puzzle. Readers will learn various research tips, including how to tell fact from fiction on the Internet.