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Science Superstars: 30 Brilliant Women Who Changed the World



by
Jennifer Calvert
illustrated by
Octavia Jackson

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Macmillan
Imprint
St. Martin's/All Points Books
ISBN
9781250275264
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Captivating profiles of STEM leaders to inspire tween girls.

Girls need role models, and this book offers 30 world leaders in science to inspire and motivate them. With fascinating profiles, fun facts, and original illustrations, Science Superstars shows young girls that it’s possible to achieve great success in STEM fields by showcasing some of the women who have done it.Full-color illustrations. 

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Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism , Discrimination: Sexism , Discrimination: Xenophobia

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

128

Trim Size

9" x 7 3/10"

Dewey

920

AR

0: points 0

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Nov 2021

Book Genres

Autobiography/Biography

Topics

Women scientists. Science and nature. Medicine. Technology. Mary Anning (1799–1847). Maria Mitchell (1818–1889). Elizabeth Blackwell (1821–1920). Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836–1917). Marie Curie (1867–1934). Ynés Mexía (1870–1938). Gertrude Caton Thompson (1888–1985). Janaki Ammal (1897–1984). Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898–1979). Barbara McClintock (1902–1992). Grace Hopper (1906–1992). Rachel Carson (1907–1964). Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910–1994). Chien-Shiung Wu (1912–1997). Hedy Lamarr (1914–2000). Gertrude B. Elion (1918–1999). Katherine Johnson (1918–2020). Jane Cooke Wright (1919–2013). Marie M. Daly (1921–2003). Mary Jackson (1921–2005). Stephanie Kwolek (1923–2014). Vera Rubin (1928–2016). Tu Youyou (1930– ). Jane Goodall (1934– ). Sylvia Earle (1935– ). Sau Lan Wu (1941– ). Alexa Canady (1950– ). Sally Ride (1951–2012). Mae Jemison (1958– ). Jennifer Doudna (1964– ). 

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