The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe
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The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe

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Description

An inspired biographical picture book about a female astronomer who
makes huge discoveries about the mysteries of the night sky and changed
the way we look at the universe



Vera Rubin was one of the
astronomers who discovered and named dark matter, the thing that keeps
the universe hanging together. Throughout her career she was never taken
seriously as a scientist because she was one of the only female
astronomers at that time, but she didn't let that stop her. She made
groundbreaking and incredibly significant discoveries that scientists
have only recently been able to really appreciate-and she changed the
way that we look at the universe. A stunning portrait of a little-known
trailblazer, The Stuff Between the Stars tells Vera's story and inspires the youngest readers who are just starting to look up at the stars.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 227 x 274 x 16mm | 480g
  • Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1419736264
  • 9781419736261
  • 735,762

Review quote

"A truly beautiful story of perseverance and passion."-- "Booklist"
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About Sandra Nickel

Sandra Nickel is a former NYC lawyer who now lives with her
family in Switzerland. She is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine
Arts with an MFA in writing for children and young adults. Aimee Sicuro is
an illustrator, picture book maker, and surface pattern designer who
received a BFA in Illustration from Columbus College of Art and Design.
She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and young sons.
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Rating details

105 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
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4 46% (48)
3 16% (17)
2 1% (1)
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