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Listening to the Stars

By Jodie Parachini

$16.99

Publication Date: April 1, 2021

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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3

A biography of astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who helped build a radio telescope that contributed to her discovery of pulsars, a new type of star. Some scientists consider it the greatest astronomical discovery of the twentieth century. Despite this achievement, she was overlooked in favor of two male colleagues when the Nobel Prize for physics was awarded. Bell is still working and teaching today, recognized for her contribution.

About the Author

After earning her BFA in animation in Turkey, Alexandra Badiu moved to the USA to study illustration at Savannah College of Art and Design. She graduated with the highest honor for graduate students, Excelsus Laureate in 2018. Her love of animation and books drove her decision to becoming a children's book illustrator.Jodie Parachini is an editor and writer of children's fiction and nonfiction. She's American and British and lives in England. She has published five books.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 32 pages

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company

Publication Date: April 1, 2021

ISBN: 9780807545638

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