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Children's Nonfiction Biology


The Most Interesting Book You’ll Ever Read about Intelligence

by (author) Trudee Romanek

illustrated by Rose Cowles

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Initial publish date
Feb 2004
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2004
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  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2004
    List Price

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Out of print

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9


In the sixth Mysterious You title, Aha!, kids delve into the secrets of smarts and discover what intelligence is, how it's measured, the different ways of thinking, intelligence in other species, computer intelligence and lots more.

This series explores the mysteries of the human body using a mix of thoroughly researched factual information, amazing anecdotes and surprising try-it activities.

About the authors

Trudee Romanek is the award-winning author of a dozen nonfiction books for young readers. Raising the Stakes is her first novel. Trudee lives with her family in Barrie, Ontario. For more information, visit

Trudee Romanek's profile page

Rose Cowles is the illustrator of the award-winning Puppies on Board. She has a big black dog named Rosie. She loves animals and can paint eleven puppies and a dog over and over again so that you can recognize them on every page. "I love painting," she says. "It keeps me happy and that's the best gift I can give to my kids." It's a pretty good gift for everyone else as well! Rose also illustrated The F Team for Orca. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

Rose Cowles' profile page


  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award
  • Commended, International Book Awards, The Society of School Librarians International
  • Winner, YA Top Forty Nonfiction, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association

Editorial Reviews

A glimpse into a quirky world, Aha! is a compelling taste that will fascinate children and possibly spur them on to deeper study of the topic.

Quill & Quire

For middle-school readers, Aha! is an appealing introduction to the topic.

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