Annotations for How the Meteorite Got to the Museum


Baker & Taylor
A nonfiction book for elementary school-aged children details the steps that brought a meteor from outer space, across the eastern United States, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to be verified, tested and exhibited at the American Museum of Natural History.

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Perseus Publishing

It came from outer space and crashed onto bookshelves! This third entry in the award-winning Got to the Museum series traces how a rock broke from its billion-year orbit to fall from space onto the trunk of a teenager's car, then to several natural history museums.



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Perseus Publishing
It came from outer space! This science-as-entertainment book chronicles how a meteorite came to the American Museum of Natural History.


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Random House, Inc.
This science-as-entertainment book chronicles how a meteorite ended up in the American Museum of Natural History, detailing the steps that brought it from outer space, across the eastern US, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to be verified, tested, and exhibited in the hallowed halls of the AMNH. Hartland describes the space rock's path by showing how it connected to people--e.g., fans at a football game noticed it, the police attributed its crash to vandals, firefighters cooled it off, etc.

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