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The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

Kathryn Lasky

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

by Kathryn Lasky

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Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24263257M
ISBN 109780316049276
OCLC/WorldCa642352597

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The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book talks about a curious and intelligent child who becomes the "librarian who measured the earth". It shows how a library can be the perfect place for curious people to gather information and think and how inter-disciplinary thinking and learning is important.

There is science, maths, geography, and much more: the imagination and logic Cited by: 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!/5.

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Synopsis: This picture book covers the life of Eratosthenes of Cyrene, a geographer who estimated the circumference of the Earth in around B.C. Though he was in fact a librarian, he is famous for his scientific accomplishments.

Since little is known about his. Kevin Hawkes has written and illustrated many books for young readers, including Library Lion and Then the Troll Heard a Squeak. In illustrating The Librarian Who Measured the Earth, he was inspired by the Greek landscape and light, as well as the challenge of bringing a /5(8).

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth. By Kevin Hawkes His questions finally led him to invent a way to measure the pens this colorfully illustrated biography of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately measured the globe's circumference.

Eratosthenes of Cyrene (/ ɛr ə ˈ t ɒ s θ ə n iː z /; Greek: Ἐρατοσθένης ὁ Κυρηναῖος, romanized: Eratosthénēs ho Kurēnaĩos, IPA: [eratostʰénɛːs]; c. BC – c. / BC) was a Greek polymath: a mathematician, geographer, poet, astronomer, and music was a man of learning, becoming the chief librarian at the Library of : BC, Cyrene.

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This picture book covers the life of Eratosthenes of Cyrene, a geographer who estimated the circumference of the Earth in around B.C. Though he was in. The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky.

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This book describes Eratosthenes' life and inventions and includes color illustrations. No matter how many questions he asked, Eratosthenes never felt he knew everything. His questions finally led him to invent a way to measure the earth. Lasky pens this colorfully illustrated biography of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately.

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The librarian is of course, Eratosthenes (AIR-uh-TOS-thuh-neez, if the pronunciation guide in the book is to be trusted). He measured the circumference of the earth, with amazing accuracy, in BC, using only his mathematical skill, knowledge of a round earth, a couple of shadows, and a sure footed young man to pace off distances for him.

His story is told in the book The Librarian Who Measured the Earth written by Kathryn Laskey and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. It is a picture book with beautiful illustrations that help to tell the story. It inspires many ideas for science and math connections in grades 3 – 5. One way to use this book is as an introduction to the scientific.

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth. Kathryn Lasky. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, - Juvenile Fiction. 7 Reviews. A colorfully illustrated biography of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately measured the globe's circumference.4/5(7).

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth will appeal to Objectivists for several reasons. First, it is an uncompromising tribute to the curiosity and power of man's mind.

Secondly, it is one of the very few children's books that explicitly shows how new knowledge builds on and expands existing knowledge. The Librarian Who Measured the Earth The story of Eratosthenes, the Greek geographer and astronomer who accurately measured the circumference of the Earth around B.C.

This picture book covers the life of Eratosthenes of Cyrene, a geographer who estimated. This book talks about a curious and intelligent child who becomes the "librarian who measured the earth". It shows how a library can be the perfect place for curious people to gather information and think and how inter-disciplinary thinking and learning is important.

There is science, maths, geography, and much more: the imagination and logic Reviews:   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!Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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