Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia by D. Anne LoveOf Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia by D. Anne Love

Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of Hypatia

byD. Anne LoveIllustratorPam Paparone

Picture Books | March 1, 2006

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 125 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Out of stock online

Available in stores


The daughter of mathematician Theon, Hypatia grew up on the northern tip of Egypt in the great city of Alexandria in the 4th century A.D. Unlike most girls of her time, Hypatia learned to read and write, and as she grew older was tutored in mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy. In time, word spread of her brilliance and scholars from all over the world came to her seeking her advice and opinions in these subjects. Records of her fame as a teacher can be found in the writings of Socrates. One of her most famous students, Synesius, developed the astrolabe under her direction.
D. Anne Love has been writing full time for children and young adults since 1989. Before that she worked as a teacher, school principal, and professor. Many of the books she writes are inspired by things that she simply wants to know more about. The answers to her questions are often just the beginning of a great story. Visit her websi...
Title:Of Numbers and Stars: The Story of HypatiaFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.25 × 8.25 × 0.38 inPublished:March 1, 2006Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823416216

ISBN - 13:9780823416219