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   Man Who Made Time Travel, The, by Kathryn Lasky  
 
  Novel, first publication in April 2003
 
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      This dramatic picture-book biography brings to life with illustrations that glow with wit and inspiration the fascinating story of the quest to measure longitude. While the scientific establishment of the eighteenth century was certain that the answer lay in mapping the heavens, John Harrison, an obscure, uneducated clockmaker, dared to imagine a different solution: a seafaring clock. How Harrison held fast to his vision and dedicated his life to the creation of a small jewel of a timepiece that would change the world is a compelling story as well as a memorable piece of history, science, and biography.

    A Junior Library Guild Selection

     
     
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  • Time Travel - Time Control - Time Warp
  • Young Reader - Books for Children (9 to 12)

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