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Galileo's leaning tower experiment : a science adventure

Author: Wendy Macdonald; Paolo Rui
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, ©2009.
Series: National Braille Press.; Children's braille book club.
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Italy, 1589, Massimo drops lunch to his uncle from a bridge, so the food falls into his uncle's boat. One day, Galileo notices that the bread and wheel of cheese land in the boat at the same time. But Aristotle had said that heavy things fall at a faster rate than light ones. Will Galileo and Massimo be able to prove Aristotle's theory wrong?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Macdonald; Paolo Rui
ISBN: 1570918708 9781570918704
OCLC Number: 777593680
Notes: Plastic braille pages alternate with regular print pages.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 32 pages of braille and print : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Series Title: National Braille Press.; Children's braille book club.
Responsibility: Wendy Macdonald ; illustrated by Paolo Rui.

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In Italy, 1589, Massimo drops lunch to his uncle from a bridge, so the food falls into his uncle's boat. One day, Galileo notices that the bread and wheel of cheese land in the boat at the same time. But Aristotle had said that heavy things fall at a faster rate than light ones. Will Galileo and Massimo be able to prove Aristotle's theory wrong?

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