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When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer

Year

2017

Type

Children's Book
When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer
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In this illustrated version of the poem by Walt Whitman, a child listens to a complicated scientific lecture, then goes outside and dreams about the stars. Featuring illustrations by Loren Long, this book prompts discussions about the importance of imagination and science.

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