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Trailblazers : 33 women in science who changed the world

Author: Rachel Swaby
Publisher: New York : Yearling Books, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First Yearling editionView all editions and formats
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Technology and invention. Ada Lovelace ; Hertha Ayrton ; Hedy Lamarr ; Ruth Benerito ; Stephanie Kwolek ; Grace Murray Hopper -- The Earth and stars. Maria Gaetana Agnesi ; Maria Mitchell ; Emmy Noether ; Sophie Kowalevski ; Annie Jump Cannon ; Marguerite Perey ; Marie Tharp ; Yvonne Brill ; Sally Ride -- Health and medicine. Ellen Swallow Richards ; Anna Wessels Williams ; Alice Hamilton ; Alice Ball ; Helen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
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Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Hertha Ayrton; Hedy Lamarr; Ruth Benerito; Stephanie Kwolek; Grace Murray Hopper; Maria Gaetana Agnesi; Maria Mitchell; Emmy Noether; S V Kovalevskai︠a︡; Annie Jump Cannon; Marguerite Perey; Marie Tharp; Yvonne Brill; Sally Ride; Ellen H Richards; Anna Wessels Williams; Alice Hamilton; Alice Ball; Helen B Taussig; Elsie M Widdowson; Virginia Apgar; Jane Wright; Florence Nightingale; Maria Sibylla Merian; Jeanne Villepreux-Power; Mary Anning; Barbara McClintock; Rachel Carson; Ruth Patrick; Rita Levi-Montalcini; Rosalind Franklin; Rosalyn S Yalow; Maria Gaetana Agnesi; Mary Anning; Virginia Apgar; Annie Jump Cannon; Rachel Carson; Rosalind Franklin; Alice Hamilton; Grace Murray Hopper; S V Kovalevskai︠a︡; Stephanie Kwolek; Hedy Lamarr; Rita Levi-Montalcini; Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Barbara McClintock; Maria Sibylla Merian; Maria Mitchell; Florence Nightingale; Emmy Noether; Ellen H Richards; Sally Ride; Helen B Taussig; Marie Tharp; Elsie M Widdowson; Anna Wessels Williams; Rosalyn S Yalow
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Swaby
ISBN: 0399554181 9780399554186 0399554181 9781537987729 1537987720
OCLC Number: 970037932
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Based on: 52 women who changed science--and the world, by Rachel Swaby.
Target Audience: Ages 10 and up.
Description: xii, 195 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Swaby.

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Technology and invention. Ada Lovelace ; Hertha Ayrton ; Hedy Lamarr ; Ruth Benerito ; Stephanie Kwolek ; Grace Murray Hopper -- The Earth and stars. Maria Gaetana Agnesi ; Maria Mitchell ; Emmy Noether ; Sophie Kowalevski ; Annie Jump Cannon ; Marguerite Perey ; Marie Tharp ; Yvonne Brill ; Sally Ride -- Health and medicine. Ellen Swallow Richards ; Anna Wessels Williams ; Alice Hamilton ; Alice Ball ; Helen Taussig ; Elsie Widdowson ; Virginia Apgar ; Jane Wright ; Florence Nightingale -- Biology. Maria Sibylla Merian ; Jeanne Villepreux-Power ; Mary Anning ; Barbara McClintock ; Rachel Carson ; Ruth Patrick ; Rita Levi-Montalcini ; Rosalind Franklin ; Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.

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