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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

Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, created and illustrated by Peter Sis

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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
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.
Awards note
Caldecott Honor, 1997.
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
Sís, Peter
Dewey number
  • 520.92
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
S57 1996
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
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Caldecott Medal
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • 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
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374470272
Isbn Type
(Sunburst)
Lccn
95044986 /AC
Note
  • Copies 2&3 (Main) : Donated to the Pickaway County District Public Library by Mary Ruth Tolbert in memory of her sister, Elizabeth Tolbert, a beloved teacher in Pickaway County.
  • Caldecott honor book, 1997
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33361314
  • 3689-26760
  • (OCoLC)ocm33361314 011008
Label
Starry messenger : a book depicting the life of a famous scientist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, physicist, Galileo Galilei, created and illustrated by Peter Sis
Publication
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374470272
Isbn Type
(Sunburst)
Lccn
95044986 /AC
Note
  • Copies 2&3 (Main) : Donated to the Pickaway County District Public Library by Mary Ruth Tolbert in memory of her sister, Elizabeth Tolbert, a beloved teacher in Pickaway County.
  • Caldecott honor book, 1997
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33361314
  • 3689-26760
  • (OCoLC)ocm33361314 011008

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