What: Join us in virtually welcoming bestselling author Sandra Nickel! Sandra will be joining us for a virtual storytime & discussion of her book The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe

When: Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. (CT)

Where: This is a virtual event and will be hosted via the USD 259 Virtual Author Events Page. To join the event, click HERE

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About the Book


Vera Rubin was one of the astronomers who discovered and named dark matter, the thing that keeps the universe hanging together. Throughout her career she was never taken seriously as a scientist because she was one of the only female astronomers at that time, but she didn’t let that stop her. She made groundbreaking and incredibly significant discoveries that scientists have only recently been able to appreciate.

 A stunning portrait of a trailblazer, The Stuff Between the Stars tells Vera’s incredible story, celebrates her brilliance, and shows how a girl’s never-ending love for the night sky forever changed the way we see our universe.

About the Author


Sandra Nickel is a former NYC lawyer who now lives with her family in Switzerland. She is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts with an MFA in writing for children and young adults. 

Event date: 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 9:30am

Event address: 

Online Event
Wichita, KS 67218
The Stuff Between the Stars: How Vera Rubin Discovered Most of the Universe Cover Image
By Sandra Nickel, Aimée Sicuro (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419736261
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

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