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Discovery of Longitude, The

Book Description

Scientific discovery changes the world! Discover the fascinating story behind one of the most important changes to nautical navigation in this nonfiction book for young readers. More than 300 years ago, explorers wandered the seas using unreliable maps. What they needed to know was the longitude of their locations, but for that they needed accurate time keeping. Unfortunately, no accurat... More
Book Information
PublisherPelican Publishing Company, Inc.
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
Publication Date09/14/2012
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About Joan Marie Galat (Author) : Although she started making books at the age of nine, Joan Marie Galat wasn’t published until 12 years old, when she became a paid weekly newspaper columnist. Today she is the international award-wi... more
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About Wes Lowe (Illustrator) : Wes Lowe is a published illustrator. A published credit of Wes Lowe is Gunfight at the O.K. Corral: Luke and Jenny Visit Tombstone (The Luke and Jenny Series of Historical Novels for Young Readers).
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