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Finding wonders : three girls who changed science

Author: Jeannine Atkins
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A biographical novel in verse of three different girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists"--
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Novels in verse
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Maria Sibylla Merian; Mary Anning; Maria Mitchell; Maria Sibylla Merian; Mary Anning; Maria Mitchell; Maria Sibylla Merian; Mary Anning; Maria Mitchell; Mary Anning; Maria Sibylla Merian; Maria Mitchell
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannine Atkins
ISBN: 9781481465656 1481465651 9781481465663 148146566X
OCLC Number: 944954647
Target Audience: Ages 10 up.
Description: 195 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Mud, moths, and mystery: Maria Sibylla Merian --
Secrets in stones: Mary Anning --
Many stars, one comet: Maria Mitchell.
Responsibility: Jeannine Atkins.

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"Inspirational and informative, Atkins shows how pursuing one's passion for science, math, or any field considered nontraditional is worth the risk." * Kirkus Reviews * "Atkins guides readers through Read more...

 
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