Manuscript/Mixed Material Candidate list of Why? books

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About this Item

Title
Candidate list of Why? books
Contributor Names
Sagan, Carl (Author)
Subject Headings
-  Astronomy
-  Sagan, Carl
-  Moon
-  Astronomy--Study and teaching
-  Planets
-  Earth--Atmosphere
-  Science--Study and teaching (Early childhood)
-  Children's literature in science education
-  Manuscripts
Genre
Manuscripts
Notes
-  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?"
Medium
Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
Source Collection
The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
Repository
Manuscript Division
Online Format
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online text
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Chicago citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Candidate list of Why? books. 1993. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000083/.

APA citation style:

Sagan, C. (1993) Candidate list of Why? books. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000083/.

MLA citation style:

Sagan, Carl. Candidate list of Why? books. 1993. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000083/>.