Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe

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Twenty-First Century Books (Tm)
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6.4 X 9.2 X 0.5 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author
Sara Latta is the author of many books for children, middle grade and young adult readers. She combines her academic background in science with a love for words to create nonfiction books and graphic novels that focus on science and nature, history, and biography. Her most recent biography, I Could Not Do Otherwise: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, won an Honorable Mention Grateful American Book Prize in 2023. She lives and works in New York City. Visit her online at

"Students curious about black holes will be well served by the clear and thorough explanations provided."--School Library Journal

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"Latta offers a cogent explanation of complicated physics concepts, but it's her enthusiasm for the subject matter that makes this really shine. . . . Aspiring scientists will be captivated and perhaps inspired to pursue careers in the field."--Booklist

-- (8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM)

"[A]ttentive readers will come away with firm grasps of a host of cosmically slippery notions. . . . An up-to-date excursion past the boundaries of Newtonian physics . . ."--Kirkus Reviews

-- (7/31/2017 12:00:00 AM)