The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

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Series: Historical Booklists, Picture Books for Ancient History
Tag: Ancient History
Publisher: Little Brown Books
Publication Year: 1994
ASIN: 0316515264
ISBN: 0316515264

GREECE- a biography of Eratosthenes, who continually asked questions and eventually determined how to measure the whole world (highly recommended)

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A perfect introduction to mathematical concepts for young readers, written by a Newbery honor-winning author!

This colorfully illustrated biography of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately measured the globe’s circumference, is just right for budding mathematicians, scientists, historians, and librarians! Filled with fascinating details about Eratosthenes’s world (and in print since 1994), kids are sure to flip through the pages time and again.

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