Come to Wellesley Books at 82 Central Street in Wellesley and take a ride through the galaxies and celebrate the publication of Carolyn DeCristofano’s new book for young readers, A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE! Working closely with Dr. Wendy Bauer and Dr. Corri Taylor of Wellesley College, DeCristofano has written a fascinating and accessible book of facts, ideas, humor, and information about black holes, gravity, even supernovas! Coupled with beautiful paintings by Michael Carroll, along with real telescopic images, this book is the perfect introduction to the complex science and mystery of black holes for kids and adults alike. Great for ages 9 and up! Carolyn will be giving an exciting interactive presentation, answering questions, and signing copies of her book. Light refreshments will be served! 


If a black hole is not a hole, then what is it? Find out what black holes are, what causes them, and how scientists first discovered them in A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE. Learn how astronomers find black holes, get to know our nearest black-hole neighbor, and take a journey that will literally s-t-r-e-t-c-h the mind. This book discuss complex scientific concepts with lively and often humorous text, along side paintings by Michael Carroll and stunning telescopic images. 


Carolyn DeCristofano is a children’s book author, science educator, and consultant/co-owner of Blue Heron STEM Education. A BLACK HOLE IS NOT A HOLE is her third book, following LEONARDO’S ABC and BIG BANG! THE TONGUE-TICKLING TALE OF A SPECK THAT BECAME SPECTACULAR.