cover image Deborah Hopkinson

Deborah Hopkinson

Deborah Hopkinson, Deborah Hopkinson, illus. by Deborah Lanino. . S&S/Aladdin, $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-689-85678-5

"This poetic picture book imagines the childhood of Maria Mitchell, American's first woman astronomer, and will likely ignite further interest in its passionate protagonist," wrote PW. "The artist closes the distance between earth and stars with warmth and softness." Ages 4-8. (Feb.)