Maria Mitchell: A Life in Journals and Letters

By Henry Albers

Reading Level: High School, Adult
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: College Avenue Press, 2001

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A biography of Maria Mitchell which includes extensive quotes from Maria Mitchell’s journals and letters.

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Caldecott Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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