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Nothing Stopped Sophie : The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain.

Author: Cheryl/ McClintock Barbara Bardoe (ILT)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Little Brown & Co, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Sophie Germain, who grew up during the French Revolution and followed her dream of studying mathematics, becoming the first woman to win a grand prize from the Royal Academy of Sciences and changing the world with her discoveries.--
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Sophie Germain; Sophie Germain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl/ McClintock Barbara Bardoe (ILT)
ISBN: 0316278203 9780316278201
OCLC Number: 1037236082
Description: 40 pages ;

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In this picture book biography about eighteenth-century mathematician Sophie Germain, young readers will find a female role model who loved math and changed the world with her discoveries.  Read more...

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"Bardoe writes with precision and expert pacing, using repetition...and repeated bird imagery...to pleasing effect. What McClintock accomplishes here is also a thing of wonder... McClintock puts Read more...

 
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