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The Resource Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, created and illustrated by Peter Sis for Frances Foster Books at Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, created and illustrated by Peter Sis for Frances Foster Books at Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

Label
Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei
Title
Starry messenger
Title remainder
a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei
Statement of responsibility
created and illustrated by Peter Sis for Frances Foster Books at Farrar Straus Giroux, New York
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997
  • School Library Journal Best Books: 1996
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1996.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
131895
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sâis, Peter
Dewey number
  • 520.92
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei
Label
Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, created and illustrated by Peter Sis for Frances Foster Books at Farrar Straus Giroux, New York
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm33361314
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374371913
Lccn
95044986 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
()99177
Label
Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, created and illustrated by Peter Sis for Frances Foster Books at Farrar Straus Giroux, New York
Publication
Control code
ocm33361314
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374371913
Lccn
95044986 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
()99177

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