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Born curious : 20 girls who grew up to be awesome scientists

Author: Martha Freeman; Katy Wu
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A collection of biographies of twenty groundbreaking women scientists who were curious kids and grew up to make incredible discoveries."--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Freeman; Katy Wu
ISBN: 9781534421530 153442153X
OCLC Number: 1090706189
Notes: "A Paula Wiseman Book."
Target Audience: Ages 7-12.; Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 122 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Ellen Swallow Richards --
Joan Beauchamp Procter --
Frances Oldham Kelsey --
Gertrude Belle Elion --
Rosalind Franklin --
Marie Tharp --
Vera Cooper Rubin --
Tu Youyou --
Sylvia Earle --
Lynn Alexander Margulis --
Patricia Era Bath --
Christiane Nusslein-Volhard --
Jocelyn Bell Burnell --
Shirley Anne Jackson --
Ingrid Daubechies --
Adriana Ocampo --
Susan Solomon --
Carol Greider --
May-Britt Moser --
Maryam Mirzakhani --
Afterword: So you want to be a scientist.
Other Titles: 20 girls who grew up to be awesome scientists
Twenty girls who grew up to be awesome scientists
Responsibility: Martha Freeman ; illustrated by Katy Wu.

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