Discover the amazing true story of Maria Mitchell, America’s first professional female astronomer.Every evening, from the time she was a child, Maria Mitchell stood on her rooftop with her telescope and swept the sky. And then one night she saw something unusual—a comet no one had ever seen before! Miss Mitchell’s extraordinary discovery made her famous the world over and...
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What Miss Mitchell Saw Reviews
A beautifully illustrated, inspiring introduction to how Maria Mitchell became the first American professional female astronomer.
In this biography of astronomer Maria Mitchell, I loved how the stars invade every picture and occasionally entwine with Miss Mitchell's outline. The end notes about her life not covered in the text are excellent and worth covering with older kids