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Maryam's magic : the story of mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani

Author: Megan Reid; Aaliya Jaleel
Publisher: New York, NY: Balzer + Bray, 2021 ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The true story of Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian girl whose creativity and love of stories helped her and the world see math in a new way, and who was the only woman ever to win the Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
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Biography
Named Person: Maryam Mirzakhani; Maryam Mirzakhani
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Reid; Aaliya Jaleel
ISBN: 9780062915962 0062915967
OCLC Number: 1232108346
Target Audience: 4-8 years.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Megan Reid ; illustrations by Aaliya Jaleel.

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Until Maryam unexpectedly discovered a new genre of storytelling: In geometry, numbers became shapes, each with its own fascinating personality-making every equation a brilliant story waiting to be  Read more...

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