The Librarian Who Measured the Earth

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By Kathryn Lasky
Publisher Little Brown Books
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
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A perfect introduction to mathematical concepts for young readers, written by a Newbery honorwinning author! This colorfully illustrated biography of the Greek philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book and accurately measured the globes circumference, is just right for budding mathematicians, scientists, historians, and librarians! Filled with fascinating details about Eratostheness world (and in print since 1994), kids are sure to flip through the pages time and again.

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2384 words2,384 words
48 pages48 pages
Lexile AD940LLexile AD940L
Grade 1 to 1Grade 1 to 1
Age 6-6Age 6-6
Published 1994Published 1994

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