Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer

Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer

by Beatrice Gormley

ISBN-10: 0802852645
ISBN-13: 9780802852649
Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Edition: - 2003

Book Description
In the mid-1800s, a turbulent time when women were often thought to be unworthy of higher education, Maria Mitchell rose above the prejudices of her day to become America's first professional woman astronomer. This exciting biography tells the story of Maria Mitchell's life, her amazing achievements, and her faith that saw God's handiwork in the heavens.