What Miss Mitchell Saw

What Miss Mitchell Saw Review

Discover the amazing true story of Maria Mitchell, America’s first professional female astronomer.

Every evening, from the time she was a child, Maria Mitchell stood on her rooftop with her telescope and swept the sky. And then one night she saw something unusual—a comet no one had ever seen before! Miss Mitchell’s extraordinary discovery made her famous the world over and paved the way for her to become America’s first professional female astronomer.

Gorgeously illustrated by Diana Sudyka, this moving picture book about a girl from humble beginnings who became a star in the field of astronomy is sure to inspire budding scientists everywhere.

Title:What Miss Mitchell Saw
Edition Language:English

    What Miss Mitchell Saw Reviews

  • Anneke Alnatour

    Thee shut up! My eldest said to my second daughter while reading the book. They loved the use of language and the story.It is definitely more geared towards older children, and the illustrations are f...

  • Kathy

    In this biography of astronomer Maria Mitchell, I loved how the stars invade every picture and occasionally entwine with Miss Mitchell's outline. The end notes about her life not covered in the text a...

  • Caterina

    Girl power. Stars. Planets. Comets. History. Family. Humility. Art. Not only did I learn about Maria Mitchell and astronomy, I discovered that coffee company names Starbucks and Folgers are also those...

  • Mrs. Jessie Otto

    Beautiful illustrations....

  • Edward Sullivan

    A beautifully illustrated, inspiring introduction to how Maria Mitchell became the first American professional female astronomer....