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Free download What Miss Mitchell Saw ¹ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Discover the amazing true story of Maria Mitchell America’s first professional female astronomerEvery evening from the time she was a child Maria Mitchell stood on her rooftop with her telescope and swept the sky And then one night she saw something unusDiscover the amazing true story of Maria Mitchell America’s first professional female astronomerEvery evening from the time she was a child Maria Mitchell stood on her rooftop with her telescope and swept the sky. Maria Mitchell America’s first professional female astronomer is the subject of this fine picture book written by Hayley Barrett and illustrated by Diana Sudyka In 1847 by using a telescope she discovered a comet now known as Miss Mitchell's Comet She learned science and astronomy from her father and other American astronomers who supported her claim to the King of Denmark who gave her a gold medal for her landmark discoveryA review from the always amazing Maria Popova paraphrase Popova here The book ends with the motto on the medal “Not in vain do we watch the setting and the rising of the stars” — a sentiment that echoes the dying words of the great astronomer Tycho Brahe which Adrienne Rich incorporated into her tribute to Caroline Herschel the world’s first professional woman astronomer “Let me not seem to have lived in vain” One of several recent and inspirational STEM related picture books for girls on the history of science

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And then one night she saw something unusual a comet no one had ever seen before Miss Mitchell’s extraordinary discovery made her famous the world over and paved the way for her to become America’s first profess. What Miss Mitchell Saw is a children's picture book written by Hayley Barrett and illustrated by Diana Sudyka It is a biographical picture book of Maria Mitchell – an astronomerMaria Mitchell was an American astronomer who in 1847 by using a telescope and discovered a comet which as a result became known as Miss Mitchell's Comet She won a gold medal prize for her discovery which was presented to her by King Christian VIII of Denmark Mitchell was the first American woman to work as a professional astronomerBarrett's text is rather simplistic straightforward and informative Barrett focuses on Mitchell's life up to the moment she discovered a comet emphasizing her persistence and her environment Additional notes on Mitchell's path breaking career could be found in the backmatter Sudyka's watercolor ink and gouache illustrations show stars gleaming from the ocean depths and inching up a woman's hem as Mitchell herself is swept aloft by their beauty and powerThe premise of the book is rather straightforward Born in 1818 to a family of Nantucket uakers Mitchell earned international renown for discovering a comet in 1847 winning the King of Denmark's gold medal and besting male claimants to the prize The narrative tells the story of her birth to her discovery of a new cometAll in all What Miss Mitchell Saw is a wonderful biographical picture book about the perseverance of Maria Mitchell – an astronomer

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What Miss Mitchell SawIonal female astronomer Gorgeously illustrated by Diana Sudyka this moving picture book about a girl from humble beginnings who became a star in the field of astronomy is sure to inspire budding scientists everywher. Beautiful illustrations and an engaging story I was unfamiliar with Marie Mitchell but am happy to learn about her as a role model for young scientists