Galileo: Astronomer and Physicist
-- Over-100-page biographies that chronicle the lives and important contributions of great scientists from around the world.
-- Titles include several hands-on activities that give young people a deeper understanding of the scientist's work.
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Galileos Early Years
A New Career
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
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