Caroline’s Comets: A True Story

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Caroline’s Comets: A True Story

by Emily Arnold McCully

First Release:

April 2017

ISBN: 9780823436644

Caroline Herschel (1750–1848) was not only one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived but also the first woman to be paid for her scientific work. She and her brother, William, built the greatest telescope of their age. Note. Bibliography. Glossary. Important dates. Full-color pen, ink, and watercolor illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780823436644
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Holiday House
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 9" x 11"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.7, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.3, Points: 2
    Lexile: Level: AD800L
    Awards & Honors: 2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Zero to Seven
    NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Sudents K–12: 2018
    NSTA Best STEM Books 2018
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Biography and Autobiography
    Genre: Nonfic
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