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Manuscript/Mixed Material Candidate list of Why? books

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  • Candidate list of Why? books


  • Sagan, Carl (Author)


  • -  Astronomy
  • -  Sagan, Carl
  • -  Moon
  • -  Astronomy--Study and teaching
  • -  Planets
  • -  Earth--Atmosphere
  • -  Science--Study and teaching (Early childhood)
  • -  Children's literature in science education
  • -  Manuscripts


  • Manuscripts


  • -  In this document, Carl Sagan lists more than 150 potential titles for a series of "Why?" books for children. Ideas for book titles include, "Why is the sky blue?"; "Why is the moon round?"; "How high is the sky?"; and "Where do the planets come from?"


  • Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2

Source Collection

  • The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive


  • Manuscript Division

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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Candidate list of Why? books. 1993. Manuscript/Mixed Material.

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1993) Candidate list of Why? books. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Sagan, Carl. Candidate list of Why? books. 1993. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.