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Icarus at the edge of time

Author: B Greene
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A futuristic reimaging of the classic Greek myth, as a boy ventures through deep space and challenges the awesome power of black holes. The beauty of the book lies in the images, provided by NASA and the Hubble Space telescope, and printed on board rather than paper.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B Greene
ISBN: 9780307268884 0307268888
OCLC Number: 176951745
Notes: Cover title.
On board pages.
Target Audience: 8-12; Grades 3-6
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Responsibility: Brian Greene.

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A futuristic reimaging of the classic Greek myth, as a boy ventures through deep space and challenges the awesome power of black holes. The beauty of the book lies in the images, provided by NASA and the Hubble Space telescope, and printed on board rather than paper.

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by tiamatq (WorldCat user published 2009-01-21) Excellent Permalink

This is a very cool mix of mythology, science fiction, and science, all in a board book for children.  It's the story of Icarus, who doesn't fly too close to the sun in this version, but rather the edge of a black hole.  He is a member of the Proxima's crew, and the families on this ship...
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