They saw the future: oracles, psychics, scientists, great thinkers, and pretty good guessers
Atheneum Books For Young Readers, May 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 108 pages
Accounts of twelve visionaries--people who predict the future--presented in chronological order from the oracles of ancient Greece to twentieth-century figures. Covers the sibyls of Rome, Mayan astrologrs, Nostradamus, Hildegard of Bingen, Leonardo da Vinci, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Nicholas Black Elk, Jeane Dixon, Edgar Cayce, and Marshall McLuhan. Grades 5-8.
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