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Snowflake Bentley

Author: Jacqueline Briggs Martin; Mary Azarian
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2009?] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.

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Genre/Form: Picture books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: W A Bentley; W A Bentley; W A Bentley
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Briggs Martin; Mary Azarian
ISBN: 9780606144568 0606144560 0547248296 9780547248295
OCLC Number: 606777888
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1999, ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 27 cm.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrated by Mary Azatian.


From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. This title tells  Read more...


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"* "There will be so many uses for this book - not least of which is simply handing it to children and letting their imaginations soar like Bentley's." - Booklist, starred review."

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