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Author Bailey, Gerry.

Title Galileo's telescope / Gerry Bailey and Karen Foster ; illustrated by Leighton Noyes and Karen Radford.

Publication Info. New York : Crabtree Pub., [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron CUSD 226 - Mary Morgan ES Stacks - BR3Y-14  520 Bai RL6.5 P1.0    AVAILABLE
 Princeton PL Easy Non-Fiction - PRGG-8  E B GAL    AVAILABLE
Description 37 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Stories of great people
Stories of great people.
Note Includes index.
Contents Knicknack market comes to life -- Galileo Galilei -- Gifted and talented -- Brillant mathematician -- Galileo's gadgets -- Galileo's spyglass -- Science revolution -- Stargazer -- Galileo's observatory -- Patrons of science -- Taking risks -- Dangerous book -- On trial -- House arrest -- Ahead of his time -- Galileo's legacy.
Summary Galileo's telescope is discovered by Digby and his sister Hannah in Mr. Rummage's stall at a busy antiques market. This stall holds many different objects and each one tells a great story! Both children love listening to Mr. Rummage's amazing tales of the people who owned these items and how each person made history.
Audience 950 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.5 1.0 129276.
Subject Galileo, 1564-1642.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- Biography.
Added Author Foster, Karen, 1959-
Noyes, Leighton, illustrator.
Radford, Karen, illustrator.
ISBN 9780778737162 paperback alkaline paper
0778737160 paperback alkaline paper
9780778736943 reinforced lib. bdg. alkaline paper
0778736946 reinforced lib. bdg. alkaline paper

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