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Author Steele, Philip, 1948-

Title Galileo : the genius who faced the inquisition / Philip Steele.

Edition First, Marshall edition.
Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2005.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO GALILEI    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 GAL    AVAILABLE
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Description 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Series World history biographies
National Geographic world history biographies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Contents Galileo's childhood -- A scientist is born -- Going to school -- Italy in Galileo's time -- Everyday life -- Student and teacher -- The student -- The teacher -- New ideas -- An eye on the heavens -- Family matters -- Sun, moon, and stars -- Inquisition -- Trouble ahead -- Friends and enemies -- The trial -- The final years -- House arrest -- What we know now -- Spreading the word -- The fading light -- After Galileo.
Audience 970L Lexile
Note 970L Lexile
Accelerated Reader MG 6.6 1 109698
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 6.6 1 109698
Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Italy -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Italy -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 0792236564
0792236572
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