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The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

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Series: History, Ancient
Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books
Tags: Ages 5-8, Ages 8-12
Publisher: Little Brown Books
Publication Year: 1994

A perfect introduction to mathematical concepts for young readers, written by a Newbery honor-winning author! This colorfully illustrated biography tells the story of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately measured the globe's circumference.

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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, kids are sure to flip through the pages time and again.

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