Always Looking Up: Nancy Grace Roman, Astronomer (She Made History)

by Laura Gehl (Author) Alex Oxton (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
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.

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Laura Gehl
Laura Gehl is the author of One Big Pair of Underwear, Goat Wants to Eat, and Dog Can Hide. She lives with her husband and their four kids in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Visit her online at LauraGehl.com.

Reggie Brown is an artist and children's book illustrator. He has a background in corporate graphic design, and is now focusing on illustrating for children. His multicultural upbringing as an African American and Filipino man is what drives his true passion of illustrating children's stories and bringing underrepresented voices alive through his art. Reggie is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and lives in San Diego, California, where he enjoys eating burritos, watching Star Wars, and spending time with his wife.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780807502969
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Albert Whitman & Company
Publication date
October 20, 2019
Series
She Made History

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