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

Author: Peter Sis
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView 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 Sis
ISBN: 0590129171 9780590129176
OCLC Number: 39012427
Notes: "First Scholastic printing, September 1997", --T.p. verso.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1997
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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