The Planet Hunter: The Story Behind What Happened to Pluto
Mike's discovery caused an uproar. Astronomers around the globe asked: What is a planet anyway? As a kid, Mike Brown gazed at his poster of the nine planets and wondered: Is there more out there? The hunt was on. This nonfiction picture book tells the story of astronomer Mike Brown, from his childhood, to his growing curiosity about our solar system, to his amazing discoveries.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
An excellent examination of one of the key ideas upon which all modern scientific endeavor rests - namely, that our understanding of reality must keep pace with new evidence - this charming picture ... Read full review
Review: The Planet Hunter: The Story Behind What Happened to PlutoUser Review - Peggy Thomson - Goodreads
If I were still teaching, I'd probably have to buy this because I couldn't imagine doing a unit for kids 4-12 without it. Really worthwhile. It's a good time to read it with our current events regarding Pluto. Read full review