Burleigh, Robert. Look Up!: Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer. Illus by Raùl Colòn. 2013. Unpaged. Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, $16.99 (978-1-4169-5819-2). Gr.2-4. [jsl]
Henrietta Leavitt’s love of the sky as a child developed into an entire career as an astronomer. She made her mark on the then male dominated field by inventing a new method for determining star brightness and beginning research on the limits of the Milky Way.