Galileo's Journal, 1609-1610

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Charlesbridge Publishing, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 30 pages
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On his summer vacation, Galileo Galilei hears about the newly invented telescope and decides to build one of his own. Turning his new "spyglass" to the night sky, he sees things that no one has ever seen before. He discovers that the Milky Way is made of stars, and that the moon has mountains. He also notices a strange formation of "stars" that will eventually turn people's understanding of the world upside down. Fictional journal accounts capture the famous Italian scientist's curiosity and wonder as he makes some of the most amazing discoveries in history.

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User Review  - Brittany & Kids - Goodreads

An enjoyable, fictionalized story telling of Galileo's development and observations with the telescope as an astronomical tool. It's told in first person with journal entries. I love how this type of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Suzana - Goodreads

Excellent and end educational picture book on Galileo's telescope and his space discoveries!!! Read full review

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Jeanne K. Pettanati reviews children's books for the Children's Literature Comprehensive Database. Jeanne lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

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