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Secrets of the sea : the story of Jeanne Power, revolutionary marine scientist

Author: Evan Griffith; Joanie Stone
Publisher: New York, New York : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How did a nineteenth-century dressmaker revolutionize science? Jeanne Power was creative: she wanted to learn about the creatures that swim beneath the ocean waves, so she built glass tanks and changed the way we study underwater life forever. Jeanne Power was groundbreaking: she solved mysteries of sea animals and published her findings at a time when few of women's contributions to science were acknowledged.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Jeanne Villepreux-Power; Jeanne Villepreux-Power
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Griffith; Joanie Stone
ISBN: 0358244323 9780358244325
OCLC Number: 1240420442
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Story of Jeanne Power, revolutionary marine scientist
Responsibility: by Evan Griffith ; illustrated by Joanie Stone.

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The curiosity, drive, and perseverance of the nineteenth-century woman scientist who pioneered the use of aquariums to study ocean life are celebrated in this gorgeous, empowering picture book.  Read more...

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