Maria Mitchell

Maria Mitchell was a woman who dared to pursue her dreams even though her dreams were not in keeping with what society considered to be acceptable. She loved to study the night skies and she was determined to find a way to make her passion her life's work. Find out about other inventive and courageous women in the Biographies section and in the Women's History Month Feature.
Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer

Maria Mitchell: The Soul of an Astronomer

Beatrice Gormley
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 1995   ISBN: 0802852645
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Maria’s Comet

Maria’s Comet

Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrator:  Deborah Lanino 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 1999   ISBN: 978-0689815010
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