TES NEWS, Volume 5, Number 3, September 1996
Who is this ``Joe the Martian'' Guy?
Joe the Martian is a character created by
when he was in 4th Grade. His class had to write short stories using their
weekly spelling words. He attended Kirk Road Elementary School in Greece, New York.
Dr. Edgett enjoyed writing about Joe the Martian and
his adventures around the Solar System so much that he eventually went to
college and became a geologist who studies the planet Mars.
"Joe the Martian" is © 1975, 1996 by K.S. Edgett (used with permission)
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