This is the amazing true story of the life and work of Henrietta Leavitt. In the age where women were expected to “work, not think” Henrietta in her quite confident manner, found a way to work as an astronomer would. Her breakthrough lead to some spectacular discoveries such as measuring distances beyond our Milky Way galaxy!
Through soft, warm and glowing illustrations, the author/ illustrator duo does an excellent job of capturing the beauty of the sky as well as the gentle character of Henrietta. This lovely picture book is a great read for any girl or boy who feels challenged or limited in what they seek out to do.
This is an excellent picture book biography for inspiring young minds!
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