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I, Galileo

Author: Bonnie Christensen
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of the Italian scientist from a first-person perspective that surveys his achievements while covering his world-changing ideas about a heliocentric solar system and his imprisonment for heresy.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Picture books for children
Picture books
Biography
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo; Galileo Galilei; Galileo
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Christensen
ISBN: 9780375867538 0375867538 9780375967535 0375967532 9780307974402 0307974405
OCLC Number: 754714113
Awards: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 2013.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Chronology --
Galileo's experiments --
Galileo's inventions and improvements --
Galileo's astronomic discoveries.
Responsibility: Bonnie Christensen.

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Examines the life of the Italian scientist from a first-person perspective that surveys his achievements while covering his world-changing ideas about a heliocentric solar system and his imprisonment for heresy.

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