'Starry Messenger' by Peter Sis is a unique biography of Galileo Galilei. Through this book's captivating illustrations and text, the author connects with a variety of readers. The basic text is written in such a way that the very young reader will learn about the amazing life of Galileo; the courageous mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and physicist. However, due to the author's decorative inclusion of Galileo's own words and detailed fact-filled illustrations, Sis enables the more advanced reader to find this book equally fascinating. Read how one man's search for the truth changed the way that people looked at the stars.
Similar authors: Paul Hightower; Jacqueline Mitton; Rachel Hilliam
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Awards won: Caldecott Honor 1997
Date read: 7/14/2010