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American women inventors

Author: Carole Ann Camp
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Collective biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ten biographies of American women inventors, including Madam C.J. Walker, Lillian Gilbreth, Beulah Henry, Elizabeth Lee Hazen, Rachel Fuller Brown, Katherine Blodgett, Gertrude B. Elion, Stephanie Louise Kwolek, Edith Flanigen, and Ellen Ochoa.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Ann Camp
ISBN: 0766019136 9780766019133 0766015386 9780766015388
OCLC Number: 48398924
Description: 104 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: First American women inventors --
Hair products manufacturer (Madam C.J. Walker) --
Industrial management engineer (Lillian Gilbreth) --
Multitalented inventor (Beulah Henry) --
Microbiologist and chemist (Elizabeth Lee Hazen; Rachel Fuller Brown) --
Research physicist and chemist (Katherine Burr Blodgett) --
Cancer fighter (Gertrude Belle Elion) --
Polymer chemist (Stephanie Louise Kwolek) --
Research chemist (Edith Flanigen) --
Astronaut (Ellen Ochoa) --
Chapter notes.
Series Title: Collective biographies.
Responsibility: Carole Ann Camp.

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Ten biographies of American women inventors, including Madam C.J. Walker, Lillian Gilbreth, Beulah Henry, Elizabeth Lee Hazen, Rachel Fuller Brown, Katherine Blodgett, Gertrude B. Elion, Stephanie Louise Kwolek, Edith Flanigen, and Ellen Ochoa.

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