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Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei

Author: Peter Sís
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sís
ISBN: 0374371911 9780374371913
OCLC Number: 33361314
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1997
American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1997
New York Times Outstanding Children's Book of the Year
Scientific American Young Readers Book Award Winner, 1996
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: created and illustrated by Peter Sis for Frances Foster Books at Farrar Straus Giroux, New York.
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Describes the life and work of the courageous man who changed the way people saw the galaxy, by offering objective evidence that the earth was not the fixed center of the universe.

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