Always Looking Up: Nancy Grace Roman, Astronomer

Always Looking Up: Nancy Grace Roman, Astronomer

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Overview


This empowering picture book biography tells the story of Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer who overcame obstacles like weak eyesight and teachers who discouraged women from pursuing astronomy to lead the NASA team that built the Hubble Space Telescope. A testament to women in scientific careers and a record of an important NASA milestone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807502969
Publisher: Whitman, Albert & Company
Publication date: 10/01/2019
Series: She Made History Series
Edition description: None
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 323,341
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author


Laura Gehl is the author of several picture books, including Delivery Bear, and a former science and reading teacher. Louise Pigott creates vibrant, detailed, and atmospheric illustrations for children's books and greeting cards that have appeared around the world. Alex Oxton grew up in the East Midlands of England and studied illustration at university. An avid competitive player of real-time strategy games like Starcraft and Age of Empires, she initially set her sights on becoming a video game concept artist, but fell in love with children’s book illustration during her studies.

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