Women in Science

50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Author: Rachel Ignotofsky

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1526360632

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary. The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond ...
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Women in Science

50 Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1607749769

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 127

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A charmingly illustrated gift book profiling 50 famous women scientists from the ancient Greek mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer, Hypatia, to Marie Curie, a physicist and chemist.
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The Most Influential Women in STEM

Author: Barbara Allman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1508179697

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 112

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The stories of the many women who excel in STEM fields, despite real obstacles, need to be told. This book assembles profiles of Nobel Laureates, as well as those who were overlooked. It introduces the reader to women who received encouragement from their families, and of those who had to fight for an education. It tells of the successes of women held in high regard by male colleagues, and of those scorned. Their stories will embolden the next generation of female leaders in STEM and enlighten the males who will be there working alongside them.
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The Most Influential Female Activists

Author: Erin Staley

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1508179719

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 112

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The citizens of the world deserve to thrive, to be free, and to lead healthy lives without fear, discrimination, or violence. Where injustices exist, female activists stand up and speak out to right the wrongs. They come in all shapes and sizes, and they represent every generation from every corner of the planet. Each has a story to tell, a plan of action, and a community to help. This book introduces the reader to women from all over who have strived to make the world equal for all.
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Women Scientists in Medicine

Author: Nancy Dickmann

Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

ISBN: 1538214679

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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The field of medicine is crucial to the advancement of society, but many groundbreaking achievements have been left out of the history books. This insightful book illuminates the lives and accomplishments of women in the fields of medicine and health, from Elizabeth Blackwell to Virginia Apgar. Quotes from featured scientists and their contemporaries empower readers to explore the world of STEM for themselves. Beautiful illustrations and photographs immerse even reluctant readers. A gallery spread introduces readers to even more ingenious women scientists, while a timeline highlights the progress of women in medicine and health throughout history and lists Nobel Prize winners. Readers will see the state of contemporary medicine in a captivating "Science Now" spread.
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Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

(Women Athletes in History, Gift for Teenage Girls and Women)

Author: Anika Orrock

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452173641

Category: History

Page: 160

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This book chronicles the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and the stories of the first women to play professional baseball in a league of their own. In 1941, the world was at war, and with able-bodied American men fighting overseas, professional baseball was in danger of becoming a quaint relic—until women stepped up to the plate. In this heartwarming illustrated history, the League's story is told by the ones who know it best: the players. Author Anika Orrock collects a variety of funny, charming, wince-worthy, and powerful vignettes told by the players themselves about their time playing the American pastime. • Features stories of grit and perseverance against all odds, told by the players themselves • Filled with player statistics, historical beats, headlines, and more; and fully illustrated in Anika's vibrant style • A visually engaging, readable women-led history book Written in an approachable manner and beautifully illustrated, The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League is a one-of-a-kind story told through the women's own voices and their own perspectives. This book ultimately proves that the incredible women of the AAGPBL truly were in a league of their own. • A unique celebration of a specific moment in women's and sports history • A great read for experienced and new sports fans alike, readers young and old, baseball fans, and anyone looking for an inspiring gift for an aspiring professional sports player • Perfect on the shelf with books like Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky, Strong is the New Pretty by Kate T. Parker, and Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Kate Schatz
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Heroes for My Daughter

Author: Brad Meltzer

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062439308

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer brings together a remarkable group of heroes with one thing in common: they were ordinary people who became extraordinary. Brad was inspired by the birth of his daughter to curate this collection, but you don’t need to be a parent to treasure it—Heroes for My Daughter is perfect for children, parents, teachers, and anyone looking for inspiration. The sixty featured figures represent the spectacular potential we all have within us to change the world. The format allows for reading straight through or at your own pace, and includes photos, quotes, brief biographies, and vignettes that highlight the single moment that made each person great. The wonderfully diverse heroes included in the book are women, men, historical, contemporary, athletes, actors, inventors, politicians, and so many more. Heroes for My Daughter is a book to be read again and again, as the simple question of what makes a hero remains a vital part of today’s conversation.
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Author: John Bonner,George William Curtis,Henry Mills Alden,Samuel Stillman Conant,Montgomery Schuyler,John Foord,Richard Harding Davis,Carl Schurz,Henry Loomis Nelson,John Kendrick Bangs,George Brinton McClellan Harvey,Norman Hapgood

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