Maria Mitchell for Students

Selected Further Reading

For Children:
Hopkinson, Deborah.  Maria’s Comet. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1999
For Young Adults:
Anderson, Dale.  Maria Mitchell: Astronomer. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2003.
Gormley, Beatrice. Maria Mitchell: The Soul of An Astronomer. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1995.
For Teenagers and Adults:
Albers, Henry.  Maria Mitchell: A Life in Journals and Letters. Clinton Corners, New York: College Avenue Press, ed.  2001.
Booker, Margaret Moore.  Among the Stars: The Life of Maria Mitchell. Nantucket: Mill Hill Press, 2007.
Daniels, Elizabeth et al.  Vassar Encyclopedia, Vassar College.  http://vcencyclopedia.vassar.edu
Hanaford, Phebe A.  Daughters of America; Or, Women Of The Century.  Augusta, Maine: True and Company, 1883.
Kendall, Phebe Mitchell.  Maria Mitchell: Life, Letters, and Journals.  Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, ed.  1896.
Leach, Robert and Peter Gow.  Quaker Nantucket: The Religious Community Behind The Whaling Empire. Nantucket: Mill Hill Press, 1997.
Philbrick, Nathaniel.  In The Heart Of The Sea: The Tragedy of The Whaleship Essex.  New York: Viking, 2000.
Philbrick, Nathaniel. Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island And Its People 1602 – 1890. Nantucket: Mill Hill Press, 1994.
Wright, Helen. Sweeper In The Sky: The Life of Maria Mitchell. Nantucket: The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association, 1949.

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