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Author Torjesen, Elizabeth Fraser, 1907-
Title Comet over Nantucket : Maria Mitchell and her island : the story of America's first woman astronomer / by Elizabeth Fraser Torjesen.
Pub Info Richmond, Ind. : Friends United Press, c1984.
book jacket
 Nantucket-Childrens  J NC FICTION TOR     LIB USE ONLY
 Nantucket Storage  J NC FICTION TOR     AVAILABLE
Descript 163 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary A fictionalized biography of America's first woman astronomer, who in 1847 discovered a telescopic comet which was later named for her.
Subject Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 -- Juvenile fiction.
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 -- Fiction.
Children's stories, American.
Astronomers -- Fiction.
Comets -- Fiction.
Nantucket (Mass.) -- Fiction.
ISBN 0913408867 (pbk.)
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