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Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer [Paperback]

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Pages   166
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.06" Width: 7.06" Height: 0.49"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2003
Publisher   Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Age  5-7
ISBN  0802852645  
EAN  9780802852649  

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Presents a biography of the first female science professor at Vassar College and the first American woman astronomer.

Publishers Description
In the mid-1800s, a turbulent time when women were often thought to be unworthy of higher education, Maria Mitchell rose above the prejudices of her day to become America's first professional woman astronomer. This exciting biography tells the story of Maria Mitchell's life, her amazing achievements, and her faith that saw God's handiwork in the heavens.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Beatrice Gormley has written a number of books for young readers, including several titles in the Childhood of Famous Americans and Childhood of World Figures series, as well as biographies of George W. Bush and Laura Bush. She lives in Ossining, New York.

Beatrice Gormley currently resides in Westport, in the state of Massachusetts.

Beatrice Gormley has published or released items in the following series...
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A Must Read!  Nov 3, 2007
"Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer" is a must read biography for all Middle Schoolers. Maria Mitchell herself is probably one of the least known, of all the important people of the 19th century. Hopefully, that's going to change with several biographies (including this one) recently released, and a documentary film in the works. Taught by her father, she was more than just the first professional woman astronomer in the United States. She was the first woman AND American to be awarded the gold medal, for discovering a telescopic comet, from the King of Denmark; the first woman allowed into the Vatican Observatory, and the first woman AND person to be a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

"Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer" takes you through her life beginning as a young girl growing up on Nantucket, assisting her father with the computations of ship chronometers for the local sailers, to her worldwide fame after her comet discovery in 1847, to her leadership as the first woman Professor of Astronomy (at Vassar College). This biography is targeted at 6th through 8th graders but is a great read for adults as well. Thoroughly researched, the book includes many photos of all the key people and places involved in her life and includes all the sources used.

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