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Author Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- author.

Title Bright sky, starry city / written by Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrated by Aimée Sicuro.

Publication Info. Toronto, Ontario : Groundwood Books, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Juvenile Picture Book - MPLG-6  E KRI    AVAILABLE
 Nippersink PLD Juvenile Easy Book - NPLY-11  E KRI    AVAILABLE
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Summary "Phoebe helps her dad set up telescopes on the sidewalk outside his store. It's a special night --Saturn and Mars are going to appear together in the sky. But will Phoebe be able to see them with all the city lights? Raindrops begin to fall, followed by lightning and thunder. Phoebe is filled with disappointment as she and her father hurry inside to wait out the storm. But suddenly the power fails and then, amazingly, the rain and clouds disappear. Phoebe and her dad and all kinds of people spill into the street. And there, in the bright night sky, the splendor of the planets and a multitude of stars are revealed for all to see. An illustrated afterword includes information about the solar system, planetary conjunctions and rings, moons, telescopes and light pollution. A glossary and recommended further reading are also included."--Amazon website.
Audience AD 770 Lexile.
Form Issued also in electronic format.
Subject Constellations -- Fiction.
Astronomy -- Fiction.
Planets -- Fiction.
Stars -- Fiction.
Telescopes -- Fiction.
Constellations -- Juvenile fiction.
Astronomy -- Juvenile fiction.
Planets -- Juvenile fiction.
Stars -- Juvenile fiction.
Telescopes -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Author Sicuro, Aimée, 1976- illustrator.
Other Form: Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956-, author. Bright sky, starry city. (CaOONL)20149059051
ISBN 9781554984053 (bound)
155498405X (bound)

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