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Who was Galileo? / by Patricia Brennan Demuth ; illustrated by John O'Brien.

Demuth, Patricia, (author.). O'Brien, John, 1953- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 27 of 31 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 31 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville WHOHQ DEMUTH (Text) 34706001568791 WhoHQ Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler jB GALILEO (Text) 34044000885390 Juvenile Biography Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell jB GAL (Text) 38144000367120 Juvenile Biography Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton C B GALILEO (Text) 36806010278537 CHILDRENS NON-FICTION Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) J 921 GAL (Text) 33187003808504 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library J 921 GAL (Text) 33187003808496 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 921 GAL (Text) 33187003808488 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett JB GAL (Text) 30010170813458 Juvenile Biography Reshelving -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO GALILEO (Text) 36626103749784 JUV Biographies Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO GALILEO (Text) 36626103749792 JUV Biographies Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780448479859
  • ISBN: 0448479850
  • ISBN: 9781480665415
  • ISBN: 148066541X
  • ISBN: 9780606365949
  • ISBN: 060636594X
  • Physical Description: 105 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 104).
Formatted Contents Note: Who was Galileo? -- Boyhood -- Hungry for knowledge -- A rebel teacher -- Happy years -- Looking at the heavens -- The starry messenger -- A very dangerous thing? -- A masterpiece -- On trial -- Final years.
Summary, etc.: "Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. Born in Pisa, Italy, in the sixteenth century, Galileo contributed to the era's great rebirth of knowledge. He invented a telescope to observe the heavens. From there, not even the sky was the limit! He turned long-held notions about the universe topsy turvy with his support of a sun-centric solar system. Patricia Brennan Demuth offers a sympathetic portrait of a brilliant man who lived in a time when speaking scientific truth to those in power was still a dangerous proposition"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Ages 8-12.
760 Lexile.
Subject: Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 > Juvenile literature.
Astronomers > Italy > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Physicists > Italy > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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