Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer
Meet Henrietta Leavitt, a 19th-century scientific pioneer. From careful observations, Leavitt discovered that the brightness of a star determines its distance from Earth, helping us better understand the vastness of the universe. Warm colored pencil and watercolor illustrations by Colón create a contemplative mood. Back matter includes quotations, a glossary, information about other female astronomers, and more.
Age Level: 6-9
Book Series: A World Filled with Wonder Stars, Planets, and Space: Diverse Books for Kids Women in Science and Math