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Always Looking Up

Written by Laura Gehl & illustrated by Louise Pigott
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This empowering picture book biography tells the story of Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer who overcame obstacles like weak eyesight and teachers who discouraged women from pursuing astronomy to lead the NASA team that built the Hubble Space Telescope. A testament to women in scientific careers and a record of an important NASA milestone.

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Who Wrote Always Looking Up

Laura Gehl

Hi! I’m Laura Gehl. I spent many happy hours reading books as a kid, and now I get to spend many happy hours…and many frustrated, banging-my-head-against-the-wall hours…writing books for kids. Pretty much the best job ever. Except for the banging-my-head-against-the-wall part. These days, I also get to spend many happy hours reading books to my own four kids. Which is only fair, since I get most of my ideas from them! (Bio via

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Who Illustrated Always Looking Up

Louise Pigott

Louise Pigott creates vibrant, detailed, and atmospheric illustrations for children’s books and greeting cards that have appeared around the world. She lives in England.

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Publication Date:
October 1, 2019

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