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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.
Awards note
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1997
  • American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1997
  • New York Times Outstanding Children's Book of the Year
  • Scientific American Young Readers Book Award Winner, 1996
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
131895
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 520/.92
  • B
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
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
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
76334
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374371913
Lccn
95044986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33361314
  • (OCoLC)33361314
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
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
76334
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780374371913
Lccn
95044986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm33361314
  • (OCoLC)33361314

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