She Caught the Light

She Caught the Light

Williamina Stevens Fleming : Astronomer

Book - 2021 | First edition
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"Ever since Williamina Fleming was little she was curious, and her childhood fascination with light inspired her life's work. Mina became an astronomer in a time when women were discouraged from even looking through telescopes. Yet Mina believed that the universe, with its billions of stars, was a riddle--and she wanted to help solve it. Mina ultimately helped to create a map of the universe that paved the way for astronomers. Newbery Honor-winning Kathryn Lasky shares her incredible true story." -- Amazon.com.
From Newbery Honor-winning author Kathryn Lasky comes a nonfiction picture book about the stars! Lasky tells the inspiring true story of astronomer Williamina Fleming, who helped lay the foundations for modern astronomy and overcame impossible odds as an immigrant and a woman. For stargazers and trailblazers everywhere!
Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2021
ISBN: 9780062849304
0062849301
Characteristics: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Swaney, Julianna - Illustrator

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