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Joan Marie Galat

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As a child, Joan Marie Galat spent hours gazing up at the night sky from snow forts and through car windows on long road trips. She shares her love of the stars in the Dot to Dot in the Sky series, which combines the science of the night sky with the ancient myths that give the constellations and planets their names.

Joan's very first writing job sprung from an honourable mention received for entering a poetry contest when she was 13. This led to a weekly question and answer bird column for a weekly newspaper. After graduating from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Biological Sciences, Ecology, Joan worked as a naturalist and eventually in radio, becoming an announcer, as well as a news and copy writer. Opportunities in radio l
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Dark Matters

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Stories in the Stars

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Stories of the Moon

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The Discovery of Longitude

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Stories of The Planets

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Red Deer Press
Released in July 2017
ISBN-13: 978-0889955158
Ages: 9 and up
96 pages

Light and dark have affected the very ways humans, plants, and animals have grown and thrived. In fact, light and dark have affected pretty much the entire natural world around us. But lights from cars, streetlights, houses, shopping malls, skyscrapers, and other structures make towns and cities glow with light so b... Read more of this blog post »
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Stories in the Stars Stories of The Planets Stories of the Aurora Stories of the Moon Stories of the Zodiac
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Deborah Lightfoot Hi, Joan! Thanks for your friend request.

Love your books! I just ordered the Stars, Zodiac, and Planets books in your Dot-to-Dot series. I love astronomy, and these books will be perfect for introducing my niece and nephews to this subject.

Write on! Deborah

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