Item description for On Time by Gloria Skurzynski...
Overview Examines the ways humans have measured time throughout history and discusses the various units that are used to keep track of it.
Publishers Description Award-winning science writer Gloria Skurzynski takes young readers on a fascinating tour through the history of time measurement. She shows how humans learned to recognize time and measure it in smaller and smaller units from Stonehenge, which marked the equinoxes; to Egyptian obelisks, which measured the hours; to modern-day atomic clocks, which split seconds into minuscule fractions.
Citations And Professional Reviews On Time by Gloria Skurzynski has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 275
Booklist - 03/01/2000 page 1241
School Library Journal - 07/01/2000 page 122
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2000 page 350
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 165
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2000 page 350
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 203
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Studio: National Geographic Children's Books
Running Time: 199.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.2" Width: 8.8" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2000
Publisher National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN 0792275039 ISBN13 9780792275039
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More About Gloria Skurzynski
Alane Ferguson is an award-winning writer. Her first mystery, Show Me the Evidence, won the Edgar Award, given by the Mystery Writers of America. She lives in Elizabeth, CO. Award-winning author Gloria Skurzynski has written almost 60 children's books. Her non-fiction book, Almost the Real Thing, won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. She has written several nonfiction books for National Geographic, including Are We Alone, an NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for Young People and an IRA/CBC Young Adults' Choice for 2006. She lives in Boise, ID.
Gloria Skurzynski currently resides in Salt Lake City, in the state of Utah.