Synopses & Reviews
People, children especially, have been baffled, bewildered, and even outraged by the fact that Pluto is no longer called a planet. Through whimsical artwork and an entertaining dialogue format, Plutoandrsquo;s Secret explains the true story of this distant world, including its recent reclassification. Includes a glossary and bibliography.
About the Author
Margaret A. Weitekamp, PhD, curates the National Air and Space Museumand#8217;s Social and Cultural Dimensions of Spaceflight collection. She lives in Burke, Virginia. David DeVorkin, PhD, is Senior Curator, History of Astronomy and the Space Sciences, at the Museum. He lives in Kensington, Maryland. Diane Kidd is an award-winning illustrator of childrenand#8217;s books and is Early Childhood Manager at the Museum. She lives in Takoma Park, Maryland.