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The man who made time travel

Guided Reading Level: 

S
Man Who Made Time Travel

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Melanie Kroupa Books, Volume 1st, New York (2003)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr QB107 .L37 2003

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6720646

Keywords:

1693-1776--Juvenile literature, Chronometers, Chronometers--History--Juvenile literature, Clock and watch makers--Great Britain--Biography--Juvenile literature, Harrison, Harrison, John, 1693-1776, John, Juvenile materials, Longitude--Measurement, Longitude--Measurement--History--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Summary: Describes the need for sailors to be able to determine their position at sea and the efforts of John Harrison, an eighteenth century man who spent his life refining instruments to enable them to do this.

Notes:

Lexile measure 840; Ages 8-14; Grade level 4.9; Biography